Edinburgh Choices - Carer Support Hospital Discharge Service
|Name||Carer Support Hospital Discharge Service|
Carer support workers in hospital can help carers get involved in discharge planning, from the point of admission in planning support for the person they care for to the stage when they leave hospital. They can also help carers to access carer support.
The carer support worker can help you:
|Support for||People 65 or over, Carers.|
|What to do next||
Contact the service directly to arrange a meeting with a member of staff.
Ward staff, charge nurses, social workers, occupational therapists or physiotherapists can also refer you to the service.
The main Hospitals covered by this service are the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh and the Western General Hospital/Royal Victoria Building.
|Phone||0131 536 3371|
|Area served||City wide|