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British Red Cross - Support at Home service (including Home from Hospital)

The Support at Home service is usually for older people and is designed to assist users with everyday activities following a stay in hospital or personal crisis in the community.

Provides up to four home visits over a four to six week period giving assistance with tasks such as shopping and prescription collection, completing forms, going for walks and providing an escort for appointments.

The Next Steps Renablement Service assists users to regain independence and re-learn skills which are essential for daily living. Up to six home visits over an eight week period helping with activities such as shopping, preparing meals, improving indoor and outdoor mobility, developing a routine for carrying out domestic chores and starting a local hobby or interest. Does not provide transport or nursing/personal care and alcohol or drug users or those with aggressive behaviour are disallowed

Address:
St Pancras Hospital (South Wing), St Pancras Way, NW1 0PE
Umbrella org:
British Red Cross
Area serviced:
Camden
Contact name:
Joanne Yau
Job title:
Coordinator
Telephone:
020 3317 3378, 07956 234 899
Who is it for:
People 60+ years for Support at Home from Hospital Service, People 18+ for the Next Steps Renablement - Camden residents only
Charges:
Free
How to apply:
Can call to request but also referral from social workers, housing managers, support workers, GPs
Sector:
Voluntary