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Age UK Lancashire - Hospital Aftercare Service Fylde and Wyre residents

We can offer help to adults (18+) who have had a hospital stay. We can also support adults during a period of illness in the community to avoid admissions.

We offer two types of service:

Take Home & Settle

This will provide a time limited service for up to 3 hours direct support that includes transport home from hospital and offers low level support with the intention of helping the client settle back into their home. This can also include the following:

Aftercare Service

Clients will be followed up at home and given information on home safety; aids to daily living; medication issues; care needs; support networks; home hazards; fire safety; finance issues and benefits advice; carer support. 

Practical help can be offered in the form of shopping, cleaning, taking clients out for confidence building.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Age UK Lancashire support staff
Telephone
0300 303 1234
01253 955282
E-mail
hasnorth@ageuklancs.org.uk
Website
www.ageuk.org.uk/.../age-uk-lancashire-office---fylde

Where to go

Name
Blackpool Victoria Hospital / Fylde and Wyre Community
Address
Home 6
Whinneys Hey Road
Blackpool
Lancashire
Postcode
FY3 8NR
Notes

Our staff are based in Blackpool Victoria hospital and in the Fylde & Wyre community.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Sunday
Time of day
Morning
Evening
Afternoon
Session Information
Please contact to arrange appointment
Available in Wyre and Fylde

Other Details

Costs

Details

free

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

We accept referrals from health professionals, across the community and individuals can also self-refer.

The service is available 7 days a week 0900-1900

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