This service aims to promote a good quality of life through supporting reablement, giving choice and control of independence for all older people in Sunderland.
A free service supporting local people over 60+ years old across the City.
How do I qualify for the Hospital Discharge Service?
- If you are over 60 years old
- Live in Sunderland
- Are without a Care Plan
What can we assist with?
- Light housework
- Meal preparation
- Collect prescriptions
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 about the Hospital Discharge Service please contact:
Hospital Discharge Team
Age UK Sunderland
Sunderland Royal Hospital
Phone: 0191 569 9797
Alternatively, ask one of the hospital staff or ring us on the Hospital telephone extension number 41287.