East Dorset I.C.R.T. Dorset Healthcare

The East Dorset ICRT & District Nursing Teams provide support to all patients over 18 years old within the locality, within the last 16 weeks of their life. Patients are visited within their home environment up to 4 times daily to support with all aspects of end of life care to include all personal care, pressure area care, assessment of physical needs, support with food and fluids, emotional support as required and terminal care. Support also includes: Liaison with District Nurses for symptom management, Liaison with the Continuing Healthcare (CHC) team to facilitate appropriate fast track palliative care, Liaison with family and carers to maximise patient comfort, *Liaison with Hospices and specialist nurses for expert advice, *Assessment for equipment by Occupational Therapists within the team, manual handling advice by Occupational/Physiotherapists.

Contact

Telephone
01202 584209

Venue

Venue address
St Leonards Hospital 241Ringwood Road
St Leonards
Ringwood
Dorset
Postcode
BH24 2RR
Locality
East Dorset

Date/Time

Opening times
Mon: 08:00-20:00
Tue: 08:00-20:00
Wed: 08:00-20:00
Thu: 08:00-20:00
Fri: 08:00-20:00
Sat: 08:00-20:00
Sun: 08:00-20:00

Service Details

Additional Information
The East Dorset Integrated Community Rehabilitation Team ( ICRT) offer support to people aged 18 years and above. This is a community service in patient homes.
Referral information
In the last 16 weeks of life, patients are referred to the team by the district nurse for palliative care support whilst awaiting CHC Brokerage.
Age Range Details
18 years and above.

Journey Planner

Address: St Leonards Hospital  241Ringwood Road  St Leonards  Ringwood  Dorset

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