The Community Nursing service provides care to patients at home
or in residential homes, many of whom have long-term conditions or
disabilities. This includes assessment, advice and
Community nurses will work with you and your family, often in
partnership with other health care professionals.
The service includes support to people at the end of their
This service includes a triage team. same day response team and
If you think you or someone you are caring for needs a community
nurse, please speak to your GP.
The Community Matrons manage a caseload of patients with long
term conditions and patients who are acutely ill but can be managed
at home, preventing hospital admission.
Under the care of a Community Matron, individuals are provided
wtih personalised care plans and intensive nursing in the patients
own home, with referral to therapy and social care if required.
This service is provided for a defined period of time for each
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