The team works towards preventing admissions, facilitating discharges, reducing long-term care and providing out of hours nursing services.
Therapists provide goal-orientated, time limited interventions, aimed at improving function and independence.
Nurses provide domiciliary services to prevent avoidable admissions to hospital and ensure access to community nurses 24 hours a day.
Where is the service provided from?
The team is based on Ward 1 Palmer Community Hospital, however the service is provided to patients in their own homes, and residential settings through South Tyneside.
The team can be contacted on 07939 282 016
Palmer Community Hospital, Jarrow, 0191 451 6000