Intermediate Care

Description

Intermediate Care  is an ACTIVITY GROUP.

Intermediate Care  provides care to help PATIENTS  achieve what they want to do, which may involve:

  • remaining at home when the PATIENT starts to find things more difficult

  • recovery after a fall, an acute illness or an operation

  • avoiding going into hospital unnecessarily

  • returning home more quickly after a hospital stay.

There are four types of Intermediate Care:

For further information on Intermediate Care, see the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence  (NICE) website at: Understanding intermediate care.