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Our Hospital Social Work Team can help if you are being discharged from hospital and need care. We support you to live as independently as you can. We do this by working with you and people involved in your care to:
If you need support we may provide this ourselves or we may ask other people to provide it to the same standards.
If you do not need social care, the Support for Leaving Hospital Service may be able to help. This is run by Bournemouth Churches Housing Association|. They can give you information about services such as shopping and meal delivery, gardening, and private care agencies. They also help with housing and financial issues.
We discuss with you:
We call this an assessment of needs. We can involve your carer/s, if you choose.
There is no charge for:
If you need support services after you leave hospital, you may be asked to pay for them. How much you pay will depend on your finances. We will look into your finances to check:
Nursing staff will refer you to the Hospital Social Work Team if:
Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW
Tel: 01202 704744
Christchurch Hospital, Fairmile Road, Christchurch, BH23 2JX
Tel: 01202 705344
Poole Hospital, Longfleet Road, Poole, BH15 2JB
Tel: 01202 448624
Or email all teams at: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Out of Hours:
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