Staffordshire: Care > Intermediate /after hospital care services

Intermediate or after hospital care is provided by services on a short term basis, at home or in a residential setting, to people who need some degree of rehabilitation, convalescence, or recuperation. The key aims of these services are the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission, to facilitate early hospital discharge, to prevent premature or unnecessary care home admissions, and to enable people to live as independently as possible. Intermediate Care can be described as services that don’t need general hospital resources, but does substitute for some parts of hospital care. Intermediate Care is a generic term that covers a wide range of services that help prevent unnecessary admission to hospital, or help facilitate early discharge and it offers elderly people an attractive alternative to hospital care. Rehabilitation at home can support people recovering from an illness, and can support their carers, relatives, and neighbours. It offers people the opportunity to convalesce and recover with a planned programme of care and support. After hospital care is usually provided by a single organisation which brings together and provides a variety of services for people whose care needs can be complex. Intermediate care services have to link with care and social work agencies, as needed. Short term rehabilitation services can be provided in various settings, such as people’s own homes (including sheltered or retirement housing), day centres, day hospitals, community hospitals, and care homes. If not provided in the home of an elderly person, rehabilitation should be provided in a residential setting close to their home. Free short term rehabilitation care can be provided by statutory, independent and voluntary organisations often working together, whilst private companies charge for these services. There may be charges for intermediate care provided for a week or two within a statutory or voluntary sector care home. After hospital care or time limited rehabilitation focuses’ on the needs of the individual, maximizing their independent living skills, and provides an on going flexible but planned rehabilitative care approach. These services help older people to regain independence and confidence. On average, time limited intermediate care is provided for up to 6 weeks, and it is targeted at those older people with complex health care needs that are changing for one reason or another.

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Raystra Healthcare

Raystra Healthcare

National

Raystra Healthcare provides a full spectrum of care across the UK, including practical care, personal care and complex care. Raystra Healthcare provides care and support in the community with a view to preventing or dela...

Contact: Home Care, No1 Business Centre, 1 Alvin St, Gloucester, England, GL1 3EJ.
Routes Healthcare

Care at Home

Regional

Routes home care offer a full and flexible care and support service in your own home helping you with personal care and practical support to enable you to live at home in your own community with as much independence as p...

Contact: Routes Healthcare West Midlands, Chapmans Passage, Birmingham, B1 1QU.
Saga Group Ltd

Patricia Whites Live-in Care

National

Patricia White’s is a long-established and highly regarded Care Agency that provides an efficient, professional and personal introductory service for both elderly and disabled Clients. We help our Clien...

Contact: Patricia White's, Avaition House Cross Oak Lane, Crossoak Lane, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 5EX.
Sodark Care Ltd

Sodark care

National

Sodark Care provides Round-The-Clock varied care services to customers in the comfort of their own homes,aimed at promoting their independence and supporting their confidence to be able to engage with their communit...

Contact: Sodark care, 9 Imex House 575-599 Maxted Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 7DX.
Staffordshire County Council

Returning from Hospital

Local

We have a team of social workers based in most hospitals and can arrange for an assessment to find out what help you could get.  This assessment is done by a social worker or home care assessor.   Other pr...

Contact: Staffordshire County Council - Social care & Health, St Chads Place, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LR.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Social Care Complex Team

Local

The role of our Complex and Post Discharge Team based at the University Hospital North Staffordshire is to make sure that patients and carers are supported to make sure patients have a safe and timely discharge from...

Contact: University Hospital of North Staffordshire Social Work Department, City General Complex, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6QG.
The Care Agency

The Care Agency

National

The Care Agency has been offering a live in care service for 20 years, with personal attention to every detail. We are a national company, who introduce kind, warm and compassionate carers with traditional values wh...

Contact: The Care Agency, 23a Church Street, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4AE.
Willow Senior Care Ltd

Willow Senior Care

Local

Provides care and support to allow service users to remain as independent as possible.

Contact: Willow Senior Care Ltd, Redmond Close, Etchinghill, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2XG.
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