Hospital to Home Service


Short Title Hospital to Home Service
Category Living with frailty (mild / moderate)
Organisation Age Concern Hampshire
Contact Name Yvette Christian
Contact Email yvette.christian@ageconcernhampshire.org.uk
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Sector Voluntary sector
Region Hampshire
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Active Yes

Description:

To improve the patients’ experience of being in hospital and support their journey through rehabilitation and discharge. To improve social engagement activities to contribute to their health and well- being e.g. craft, Wii therapy, exercises and reminiscence. To identify issues of concern regarding patient’s discharge work with the ward team to make for a GOOD discharge and prevent re-admission. To share with the MDT all essential/useful information gleaned from Pt to support their stay in hospital and prepare for a timely discharge. To provide info and signposting and provide a sense of well-being including podiatry and haircare. Post discharge check -up phone calls

Outcome:

To maximise engagement of frail older people through partnership working & offer evidence based interventions to reduce inequalities in health and well-being. To improve health by providing a secure, nurturing and stable environment for them as an in-patient. To be a conduit between health and voluntary sector.


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