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British Red Cross Home from Hospital Service PO1 to PO17

Portsmouth, Havant, Waterlooville, Emsworth, Hayling Island, Gosport & Fareham.

British Red Cross offer short-term practical and emotional support to help people improve their well-being and quality of life and live independently in their community. The services are tailored to each person’s needs and goals.

Home from Hospital Services helps thousands of people following a short stay in hospital and prevents unnecessary hospital admissions by providing support at home.

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What can the service do for me?

Some examples services include:

> Resettlement at Home.

> Time limited practical & Emotional Support/Confidence building.

> Reablement to access the community.

> Short term Shopping Support.

> Signposting / Supported referrals to community services.

How much will it cost me?

The service is free of charge. You will receive a visit either on the ward or at home with an option of up to 3 weeks support at home, with can offer a further 4 weeks of telephone support of one phone call a week if required.

How can I access this service?

Referrals are accepted from health and social care professionals, community hospitals, GP’S, Social Workers & many others.

What happens next?

Once your details are received, you will receive a phone call to arrange a day and time to visit.

Contact details

Phone 07860 412799  /  02392 894210

Local office address:

British Red Cross, 338 Commercial Road, Portsmouth, PO1 4BT

Opening times: 10.00-18.00



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