Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource is proud to be celebrating our 1st Year of delivery on the Home from Hospital Service……
As a many of us know, returning home after a spell in hospital can be a daunting prospect for many people. Over the course of the last year, Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource have been developing and delivering a free Home From Hospital Service across Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale area.
Since securing the service in April 2018, we are proud to have supported over 330 clients in our first 365 days! Each one of those clients have been supported to return home more confidently and comfortably.
The service is not just for those returning home alone, or for those who have had a long stay in hospital – but for any client (18+) who might require support at home as they leave hospital following a day procedure, an unexpected trip to A&E and/or returning home after an overnight/s in hospital. The service is inclusive for all, and can run alongside other care/community packages which may also be helping clients stay well/healthy at home.
The Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Home From Hospital team, are all passionate about helping clients overcome some of the difficulties on returning home. As an organisation we are really keen to spread the word and offer information about the service; our ambition – to help reduce the amount of people who struggle once they get back home and ensure people know about the service so they can easily access it when they need it.
We understand everyone is keen to get back home after a trip to Hospital, but sometimes it’s the simple things that make this more difficult – simple things like reaching every-day necessities around the house, taking the bins down to the road side, ensuring the essentials are in the cupboard, or navigating your new limitations (be them temporary or longer-term) – our team want to ensure you can come home with the confidence you need to make the transition a success.
The service itself runs across the whole of North Yorkshire (managed centrally by The Carers Resource, Harrogate) and has helped greatly in reducing re-admissions to hospital by providing support to re-build confidence & independence for clients, as well as helping them resolve some of the issues that may arise once returning home. This free short-term support also gives peace of mind and helps clients with signposting onto other appropriate support, services or eligible benefits.
The service now has a new referral number (local call charges apply) that anyone can refer into, as well as new leaflets with further details about the service.
To refer someone into the Home From Hospital Service or find out more information please call 0330 365 4600.