Hospital Discharge and Admission Avoidance Support

Provided by Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

A community based, person centred, wrap-around holistic service to support safe hospital discharges home, or home assessment after early discharge, or to help prevent a hospital admission/readmission.

We can provide...

Furniture and bed moves
Key safe fitting prior/upon discharge
Grab rail fitting
‍ ‍ Support to settle home on day of discharge
Essential food shops
Essential medical needs/prescription collections
☎️ Urgent welfare visits or welfare telephone calls
❤️ Support to identify and navigate to longer term services needed (health, social care, Age UK CAP services or other voluntary/community organisations)
ℹ️ An information pack

This service is for people aged 60yrs and above living in Cambridgeshire or Peterborough with an identified need.

Service access criteria: Over 60yrs with an identified need
Leaving hospital
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Day to day helping hand
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Services for older people
Support for carers
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
hospital discharge support, furniture moves, welfare checks, shopping,
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