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Hackney iCare

Integrated Independence team

We are a team of health and social care staff who aim to support people to maintain their independence at home. We work across Homerton Hospital’s A&E department and wards, and also in people’s homes.

We can help to avoid hospital admission, support people when being discharged from hospital, and work towards rehabilitation goals when at home.

We can provide appropriate domiciliary support through tailored input from independence assistants, therapists, social workers, nursing and medical input; dependent on the needs of the service user, for up to 6 weeks.

Any on-going need will be discussed and arranged prior to the end of our time with the service user.

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
enquiries@homerton.nhs.uk
Website
Homerton Hospital
Twitter
https://twitter.com/NHSHomerton

Where to go

Address
Homerton Hospital
Homerton Row
London
Postcode
E9 6SR

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Criteria for referral
Over 18 years
Resident in City and Hackney
Person requires multidisciplinary assessment and/or up to 6 weeks rehabilitation or reablement intervention
Referrals for those in hospital must be made no greater than a week prior to estimated discharge date; if the service user is not discharged home within this timeframe, a new referral must be completed

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