Who is the service for?
Intermediate care is a service that is designed to rehabilitate you with input from a team of dedicated professionals. It is a service which promotes faster recovery from illness, prevents unnecessary hospital admissions, supports timely discharges and maximises independent living.
Intermediate care is targeted at people who face unnecessary prolonged hospital stays or avoidable admissions to hospital, residential or continuing care.
What does the service provide?
The intermediate care team will work with you in your own home to set achievable goals and plan your care to enable you to become as independent as possible. They will devise a rehabilitation programme to suit your needs. Where possible you will be encouraged to participate in activities which you would normally do such as preparing your meals or attending to your personal care and you may be prescribed a home exercise programme where applicable. Treatments may require you to become involved in group activities and one to one sessions.
Who will patients meet?
- Intermediate Care Manager
- Team Lead/Senior Occupational Therapist
- Occupational Therapists
- Assistant practitioners
- We also have links with other health professionals/services when applicable.
When is the service provided?
The intermediate care team work from 08:30-17:00 Monday to Friday.
Where is the service provided?
We provide the domiciliary service within your own home or where you are residing at the time of our input with you.
Department Contact details
Bev Drogan (Team Lead) on 0161 219 7671/9403 or you can contact Carol Kavanagh (Intermediate Care Service Manager) on 0161 741 2007/2009
Intermediate care manager – Carol Kavanagh
Team Lead for home pathway – Bev Drogan