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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 Calderdale & Kirklees

Home from Hospital


Transport home and support after a stay in hospital. We are working in partnership with Community Transport in Calderdale and Kirklees to provide this service. We offer a seamless transport and support service providing...

Contact: Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees, 4-6 Woolshops, Halifax, HX 1 1RJ.
Age UK Leeds

Hospital to Home


Help for people who have had a short stay in St James's Hospital to facilitate discharge, get settled in at home and prevent readmission.  What we offer: Get to know your needs in hospital - Help you return home - ...

Contact: Age UK Leeds, Bradbury Building , Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA.
Allied Healthcare

Allied Healthcare Group - (Huddersfield)


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, The Excelda Building, 236 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield, HD1 3TG.
Beyond Housing

HomeCall Independent Living Services


Independence is something that we all cherish. For some of us, maintaining that independence can be challenging, particularly for those of us living with disabilities or mobility issues.That’s where HomeCall can he...

Contact: HomeCall, 14 Ennis Square, Dormanstown, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 5JR.
British Red Cross Society

Get support at home


If you are feeling lonely, please know that you are not alone. The British Red Cross is here to help you. One in five people in the UK say they experience feelings of loneliness, and during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.

Transport home from hospital


If you are feeling lonely, please know that you are not alone. The British Red Cross is here to help you. One in five people in the UK say they experience feelings of loneliness, and during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Adult Social Care


Assesses need for social care and for financial help to afford it. Also assesses and can help meet the needs of carers.

Contact: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, 1 Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TU.

Help leaving hospital


Our team of social workers can provide a confidential service to you, the patient, and to your family or carer which may make your discharge from hospital quicker and safer. We will come along and talk to any hospit...

Contact: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council.
Care & Repair (Leeds) Ltd

Hospital Discharge


This minor adaptations service is aimed at allowing people to leave hospital as soon as their treatment is completed or preventing them from being admitted in the first place. The work includes: Fitting handrails a...

Contact: Care & Repair Leeds, 323 Roundhay Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 4HT.
Carers’ Resource

Home from Hospital Scheme


The support offered by the Home from Hospital team and volunteers eases the process of settling back into a normal routine and enables people to regain their confidence and independence. The service includes: Assessmen...

Contact: Home from Hospital, Unit 15 St. Pauls Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3DZ.
Christies Care Ltd

24 hour live-in care ongoing respite palliative


 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


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, Suite 5G Gatwick House, Peeks Brook Lane, Horley, West Sussex, RH6 9ST.
Ethical Homecare

Ethical Homecare LTD


Ethical Homecare provides a range of live-in and visiting care services to clients in Leeds.  Our clients are primarily the elderly, the disabled and those convalescing from illness or accident. Our carers can provi...

Contact: An Ethical Homecare Service, Unit 13 231-235 Chapeltown Enterprise Centre, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 3DX.
Focus Care Professionals Ltd

Personal Care for Adults


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.
Interserve Healthcare

Interserve Care at Home


Located in Halifax Town Centre, we supply care to the Bradford area of Yorkshire. Our Halifax branch supply fully qualified and highly skilled Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants to deliver a variety of care at h...

Contact: Interserve Healthcare Bradford, 25 Bull Green, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RZ.

Interserve Care at Home


Suffolk Based in Ipswich, we supply fully qualified Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants all over Suffolk, including Ipswich itself, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Stowmarket, and Bury St Edmunds. We do also have the sta...

Contact: Interserve Healthcare Ipswich, 2 Friars Bridge Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1QA.

Interserve Care at Home


Based in Norwich, our branch covers the whole of the Norfolk area. Our care at home service includes live in care, day and night care, sleep in and night sits, as well as 24 hour rota based care. We also help with commun...

Contact: Interserve Healthcare Norwich, Rowan House, 28 Queens Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 3DB.

Interserve Care at Home


Welcome to the Leeds Care at Home branch! The Leeds Branch is located just a 5 minute walk from the city centre. We provide a variety of care at home services from short visits for some companionship or personal care, t...

Contact: Interserve Healthcare Leeds, 2nd Floor, 15 St Pauls, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 2 JG.

Live in Care


Our live provides care and companionship to people who require 24-7 care in their own home, our highly skilled care workers can do anything from, domestic duties (ie cooking and cleaning), shopping trips, prompt medicati...

Contact: Promedica24 (Leeds & Wakefield), 11 Ackton Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6AP.
Pure Healthcare

Pure Live-in Care


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.
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