Age UK uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our policy. To read more about how we use cookies and how you can control them. Read our Cookie Policy
Skip to content
What is the Home from Hospital Service?

This free service is based at the Royal Bolton Hospital and provides up to six weeks support following a recent discharge from hospital or A&E. It is specially directed towards those aged 65 and older who live alone, or a main carer.

Things we can help with:
  • Practical support
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Help to attend medical appointments
  • Support & encouragement with daily tasks
  • Access to other services (e.g. befriending, lunch clubs and community activities)
  • Information & Advice (blue badges and entitlements)
What we offer:
  • Personalised support
  • Friendly & caring team
  • Professional team with experience
  • Free service
How to access:

You can be referred to the service by:

  • The ward you are on
  • A&E
  • Community teams you are involved with
  • Friends or family
  • Or you can self refer
You can refer by
Calling 01204 390390 (extension 143520)
Emailing HFH@ageukbolton.org.uk