Hospital Aftercare Service

support following a visit to A&E or stay in hospital

What does it do?

This scheme helps people who need extra help following a stay in hospital or attending A&E and as a day patient. 

We can visit you on a ward to provide information and advice about help available to you when you are home.

Where possible, accompanied transport home can be provided and the scheme offers practical help and emotional support for the first week following discharge from hospital and, whee applicable, this can be extended for up to six weeks. 
 
We can make sure you have groceries in the fridge, get prescriptions from the chemist and sit and have a chat if you need someone to talk to.
 
Referrals come via social services, Milton Keynes Hospital and Bletchley Community Hospital.  Clients may also refer themselves.  There is no charge for the Hospital Aftercare Service.

Who it is for?

Older people.

Where it is available?

Local service (Milton Keynes).

What it costs:

There is no charge for the Hospital Aftercare Service.

How to access or apply for it:

 Contact the Hospital Aftercare Service team on 01908 243 864.

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Info last updated:

25/06/2015
Provider
The Peartree Centre, 1 Chadds Lane, Peartree Bridge, Milton Keynes, MK6 3EB