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The hospital discharge scheme has been operating since February 2007 and assists in the reduction of people being readmitted to hospital. The scheme aims to promote a good quality of life though supporting reablement giving choice and control of independence for all older people in Sunderland.

How do I qualify for the hospital discharge scheme?
  • If you are over 50+
  • Live in Sunderland
  • Are without a Care Plan

The scheme aims to promote a good quality of life though supporting reablement giving choice and control of independence for all older people in Sunderland.

What can we do for you?

Assist with

  • Shopping
  • Light housework
  • Meal preparation
  • Collect prescriptions
  • Companionship
  • Signposting

Our free service can provide up to 30 days support following discharge from hospital at a time convenient to you. We are all individual and may need different levels of support.

We can make visits 7 days a week between the hours of 9am to 6pm.

Download the Hospital Discharge Scheme leaflet

For further information please contact one of our Hospital Discharge Co-ordinators

Contact Hospital Discharge Co-ordinators Kayll Road Sunderland

Phone: 0191 569 9797

Email: hospitaldischarge@ageuksunderland.org.uk

Hospital Discharge Scheme

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