News! Home from Hospital Service

The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service provides practical support for the vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted. The service is provided by a combination of staff and volunteers and is free of charge. 

Who can use the service?
Anyone who lives in Derbyshire (outside Derby City) or is registered with a GP in Derbyshire and has limited support from family and friends.

What sort of help does the service offer?

  • Undertaking simple shopping 
  • Making sure the home environment is warm and comfortable 
  • Arranging for key safes to be fitted and community alarm or telecare systems to be provided if needed
  • Supporting people to pay bills and make appointments
  • Collecting medication prescriptions
  • Helping people find out about and access community activities to keep them connected to their communities 
  • Helping people to understand care options and plan what they need for the future
  • Signposting people to other statutory, voluntary sector and community organisations as appropriate 

Who can make referrals?
Anyone can make a referral including self-referrals.

How to make a referral:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm 
Tel: 01283 817417 (answerphone outside the above hours)
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