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
Categories:
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
Key words - separate with a comma: hospital discharge support, furniture moves, welfare checks, shopping,
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