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Hospital Discharge

The service 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 service?
  • If you are over 60
  • Live in Sunderland
  • Are without a Care Plan

What can we do for you?

Assist with:

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

Our free service can provide up to 3 weeks' 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 5 days a week between the hours of 9am to 5pm.

For further information please contact the Hospital Discharge Team who are based at Sunderland Royal Hospital on 0191 569 9797

Alternatively, ask one of the hospital staff or ring us on the Hospital telephone extension number 41287   

Email: hospitaldischarge@ageuksunderland.org.uk