Home-based Intermediate Care

Home-based Intermediate Care provides clinical assessments and CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS to PATIENTS in their own home or in a Care Home.

Description

Home-based Intermediate Care  is an ACTIVITY GROUP.

Home-based Intermediate Care  provides clinical assessments and CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS to  PATIENTS in their own home or in a Care Home. For most PATIENTS   CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS last up to 6 weeks.

Home-based Intermediate Care  aims  to prevent hospital admissions, support faster recovery from illness, support timely discharge from hospital and maximise independent living.

Home-based Intermediate Care  should be delivered within two days of being referred to the Home-based Intermediate Care Service.

    • provides care (at home and/or in the community) to help avoid unnecessary hospital admission for PATIENTS who following assessment are at risk of being sent to and/or admitted to hospital

    • includes PATIENTS who may be in their last years or months of life but are not in their last days of life

    • provides care to PATIENTS (at home or in their community) following an admission to hospital and who are determined by a "medically optimised for discharge" decision making process to be no longer in need of hospital care

    • includes PATIENTS  who may be in their last years or months of life but are not in their last days of life.

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Attribute ACTIVITY GROUP TYPE references in description Home-based Intermediate Care
NHS Business Definition Home-based Intermediate Care references in description Home-based Intermediate Care
NHS Business Definition Home-based Intermediate Care Service references in description Home-based Intermediate Care
NHS Business Definition Intermediate Care references in description Home-based Intermediate Care
NHS Business Definition Other Intermediate Care Waiting Time Measurement references in description Home-based Intermediate Care
NHS Business Definition Other Intermediate Care within 2 Days Waiting Time Measurement references in description Home-based Intermediate Care