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Home from hospital services provide short term practical help for elderly people returning to their home after a period in hospital. These are designed to help people re-adjust to living at home again, gain in confidence, and provide short term practical help after hospital discharge.

The assistance provided can include help with dressing, undressing, and personal hygiene, fetching shopping or prescriptions, going to the post office or bank for you, accompanying you to hospital, GP, optician or hairdresser appointments, liaising with a range of other services on your behalf, providing essential food on the day of discharge from hospital, helping you sort out any paperwork or bills, arranging for furniture to be moved around, offering a friendly chat, encouraging you to take medication, and possibly giving benefits advice.

These services offer after care visiting immediately after discharge from hospital especially for older people who live alone. Home care after a hospital stay services aim to make sure that you can go home and live safely. Home care after a hospital stay services provides time limited services for patients returning home from hospital after illness, surgery or accident. Many elderly people are fit to return home, but need some assistance with personal care and/or other support in the early days of discharge to regain their confidence and strength. At the end of the short term help, people are often able to remain at home without any further help.

A range of different organisations provide short term home from hospital services for older people including health care organisations, local authority adult social care services , the voluntary sector, and commercial home care organisations. Many providers do not charge for the short term help, although commercial companies do charge for their services.

Discharge from hospital should always be planned and arranged by a team which will include, or have links with, Social Services and Health (the Primary Care Trust). Patients and their carers should be given adequate warning of the precise date and time of leaving hospital. There should be contingency planning for Friday afternoon or weekend discharges, and the home of a patient living alone should be properly prepared for their return. A range of services may be provided that will help you recover when you leave hospital. These could be Therapists, Care Assistants or Nurses which can be provided in your own home.

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Age UK Cheshire East

Hospital to Long Term Care

Local

By providing information and support, we can guide you or your family through the often daunting process of moving from hospital into a care home. We ensure you have all you need to make those important, informed de...

Contact: Age UK Cheshire East, New Horizons Centre Henderson Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6RA.
Allied Healthcare

Allied Healthcare Group - (Chester)

Local

We can provide a full range of services including help to manage personal care, help with household tasks, cooking, shopping, cleaning, getting out and about and socialising.

Contact: Allied Healthcare Group, Suite 8 Ground Floor, Venture Point, Stanney Mill Road, Little Stanney, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 4RG.

Allied Healthcare Group - (Winsford)

Local

We can provide a full range of services including help to manage personal care, help with household tasks, cooking, shopping, cleaning, getting out and about and socialising.  

Contact: Allied Healthcare -, Wharton Park House, Nat Lane, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 3BS.

Allied Healthcare Macclesfield

Local

We can provide a full range of services including help to manage personal care, help with household tasks, cooking, shopping, cleaning, getting out and about and socialising.

Contact: Allied Healthcare Macclesfield, 2 Thorpe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1LG.
British Red Cross Society

Mobility aids

Regional

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and other equipment at almost 1,000 outlets in the UK. The types of mobility aids we provide include the following: Wheelchairs Backrests Bath seats Walking sticks and frames C...

Contact: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Cheshire, Memorial House Northwich Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0AW.

Support at home

Regional

How do we help people? The support offered by our volunteers can smooth the process of settling back into a normal routine and enable people to regain their confidence and independence. The service includes: rebuild...

Contact: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Cheshire, Memorial House Northwich Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0AW.
Cheshire East Council

Adult Social Care

Local

Our purpose is to get the greatest possible increase in independence for those adults, families, carers and communities who need help. We will do this by: Listening to people so that we understand their needs and th...

Contact: Cheshire East Council, Riverside Mountbatten Way, Middlewich Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1DG.
Cheshire West & Chester Council

Adult Social Care

Local

Home Care can help with personal care such as washing, dressing, assistance in and out of bed or with other tasks such as help in managing your finances. Staff offer support by working closely with relatives an...

Contact: Cheshire West & Chester Council, Nicholas Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2NP.
Christies Care Ltd

24 hour live-in care ongoing respite palliative

National

 Dressing, undressing, washing and bathing Care of teeth and hair Assisting with mobility Assisting with feeding Skin and pressure area care Bladder and bowel incontinence Giving o...

Contact: New Client Team, Rose House, Street Farm Road, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1AL.
Country Cousins

Live-in Care & Companionship

National

Country Cousins introduce live-in carers to provide care, companionship and support in the clients own home. They help with meal preparatoin, the running of the home, personal care and escor...

Contact: Country Cousins, Aviation House, Cross Oak Lane, Redhill, West Sussex, RH1 5EX.
Diamond Home Support

Home help, Domestic Help, Laundry, Cleaning

Local

Whatever the weather, during convalescence, or just a helping hand, we are there  to provide a quality service. Cleaning, ironing and home assist services according to your needs, and you will get the same cleaner/h...

Contact: Diamond Home Support North Staffordshire, The Oval, Cellarhead, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.
First Community Care Ltd

Agency Staffing

National

Complex Care We provide short and long term staffing solutions by provision of trained & experienced (RNLDs/ RMNs/RGNs) & Care Assistants/Support Workers who have constant access to ongoing skills improvement fo...

Contact: First Community Care Ltd, 41 Maytree House Hawthorn Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE4 6RW.
Focus Care Professionals Ltd

Personal Care for Adults

National

We provide support and personal care for clients ranging from young adults to the elderly, in their homes or institutions. As we aim to providing/delivering the best quality care that is tailored to suit the preferences ...

Contact: PERSONAL CARE - DOMICILIARY HOME CARE, 2-8 Fountayne Road, London, N15 4QL.
Halton Borough Council

Adult Social Care

Local

Provides care and support services for older people living in Halton Borough. Services provided can include: •    healthcare •    equipment •    help in you...

Contact: Halton Borough Council, Municipal Building Kingsway, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7QF.
Interserve Healthcare

Interserve Care at Home

Regional

Our Liverpool branch covers the Merseyside area of the North West of England and Cheshire. We supply qualified Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers who deliver a range of homecare services from short visits ...

Contact: Interserve Healthcare Liverpool, Room 283 India Building Water Street, Liverpool, L2 0QD.
Jump 2 Independence LTD

Jump 2 Independence Limited

Local

Our services are registered to cater for individuals requiring personal assistance in any daily living activity, convalescence following discharge from hospital following an operation or debilitating illnes, respite or h...

Contact: Jump 2 Independence Limited, 512 Etruria Road, Newcastle, Staffordshire, ST5 0SY.
Pure Healthcare

Pure Live-in Care

National

We provide high quality Live-in Care. Depending on the specific needs of an individual, a Live-in Carer can: ·Assist with getting in & out of bed ·Assist with dressing & undressing ·Assist...

Contact: Pure Healthcare Staffing/Pure Live-in care, 25 Charter Gate Quarry Park Close, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6QB.
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.
The Good Care Group

24 Hour Live-in Home Care Service

National

Our expertly trained professional carers provide a range of tailored live in care services across England and Scotland, everything from companionship, personal elderly care, lifestyle support, domestic duties and social ...

Contact: The Good Care Group, 15th Floor, Tower Building, York Road, London, SE1 7NQ.
The Good Companions Healthcare Group

provider of 24hour Live in care

National

Good Companions provide 24 Hour Live In Care services throughout the country. With a network of Regional Managers, who are all registered nurses, we can ensure that a local high quality service is delivered in your...

Contact: Live in and Respite care.
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