Adult Speech & Language Therapy
Countywide assessment, case management, treatment , carer support, education & training services in the Acute and Community Hospitals, Community Outpatient clinics, Domiciliary, Specialist teams, Rehab and Stroke Units, etc.
Information, advice and emotional support for families. Supportive educational and consultancy role to professionals, voluntary sector and communities supporting people with dementia.
They can make a positive difference with their knowledge of the condition and ability to explain and advise on the management of difficult symptoms. The can also identify other supporting services and link in with a multidisciplinary team.
Community Equipment Service
The Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES) supplies equipment to meet the assessed needs of people with disabilities, to help develop their full potential and maintain their health and independence enabling them to be treated in the community.
Princess of Wales Community Hospital
Wyre Forest and Redditch and Bromsgrove
Early Intervention Dementia Service
This service is available to people of any age, registered with a GP in Worcestershire who are experiencing memory problems and do not have a formal diagnosis of dementia.
Enhanced Care Team
Enhanced care is a concept which brings together services uniquely commissioned to respond quickly and from a multi professional holistic assessment perspective. If the referrer feels an urgent response is needed we can respond within 2 hours of a referral being received.
Broadly our aims are: to prevent an admission to a hospital setting, both acute and community hospitals, to reduce attendance at emergency departments for non urgent care, to reduce ambulance call outs to patients without an emergency need, to provide a point of advice and support for patients and carers 24 hours a day and to support patients to return home much earlier from any hospital.
IV (Intravenous Therapy)
The Lymphoedema Team offer specialist support, advice and management of complex symptoms for patients with primary, secondary or mixed oedemas.
Minor Injuries Units (MIUs)
Patients with a wide range of minor injuries including cuts, grazes, wounds, sprains, strains, minor burns and broken bones can be treated at MIUs at Bromsgrove, and Kidderminster
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Specialist Nurses
They can make a positive difference with their knowledge of symptom relief, assisting in making choices, identifying other supporting services and linking in with a multi-disciplinary team.
Worcestershire Integrated Neurological Rehabilitation Service (WINRS) is a specialist service with people in the community setting, which strives to maximize functional independence by promoting self management, with the overall aim to enhance the individuals’ quality of life.