Home from Hospital – North Yorkshire

Last changed: Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Note: this page is for the North Yorkshire Home from Hospital service. There is a separate page for the Bradford, Airedale and Wharfedale service.

Who is Home From Hospital for?

Home From Hospital in North Yorkshire is a free service for people aged 18 and over who are being discharged home and need extra support. We support people who:

  • Are aged 18 or over
  • Live in North Yorkshire
  • Have been at A&E, had a day procedure or a hospital stay
  • May also have NYCC Re-ablement support

We can’t help those who:

  • Have complex long term care needs
  • Only require respite care

How do we help people?

The Home from Hospital can ease a return home, assisting to re-build confidence and independence and preventing hospital re-admission.

Short term support is available, dependent on an individual’s needs and may include:

  • Support for family/friends who are caring for a person recently discharged
  • Liaising with Health and Social Care professionals
  • Help to access appropriate services and organise ongoing support
  • Essential food provision
  • Prescription collection and medication checks
  • Telephone support and keeping in touch
  • Light household tasks

We are unable to assist with:

  • Personal care (washing, dressing, toileting, TED stockings)
  • Giving/prompting medicines
  • Providing medical care

How to refer to Home from Hospital – North Yorkshire

Telephone our team on ☎ 0300 365 4600

Or download a referral form

This can be returned by fax to 🖷 01423 740 771 or by email to hfhny@carersresource.org