Intermediate care provides 24-hour care and support between leaving hospital and going home.
After an illness, operation or accident, people need time to rest, recover and recuperate. But many older people are going home before they’re ready. CrossReach spotted this gap in its own provision and saw a way to help people get back on their feet after a stay in hospital.
By inviting people into our care homes, we can provide a safe, sociable and supportive environment for recovery. Our skilled and trained staff are on hand to offer medical care, social care, nutrition advice and physiotherapy.
We’ll also put together a package of care that means our guests are properly prepared and supported when they do go home.
CrossReach is currently piloting this scheme at South Beach House, North Ayrshire. We plan to roll it out across more care homes over the next two years.