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Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service

The support service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted. 

Who can use the service?

Anyone who lives in Derbyshire (outside Derby City) or is registered with a GP in Derbyshire and has limited support from family or friends.


What sort of help does this service offer?

  • Undertaking simple shopping 
  • Making sure the home environment is warm and comfortable 
  • Arranging for key safes to be fitted and community alarm or telecare systems to be provided if needed
  • Supporting people to pay bills and make appointments
  • Collecting medication prescriptions
  • Helping people to understand care options and plan what they need for the future
  • Signposting people to other statutory, voluntary sector and community organisations as appropriate 


Who can make referrals?

Anyone can make a referral including self-referrals. 

How to make a referral:

Please call 012483 817417 (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm with answerphone available outside these hours)
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