Integrated Community Team
The Southern Parishes Integrated Community Team is a group of Southern Health Staff who work to support people's care needs at home and promote independent living. The team covers the area within the boundaries of: Blackthorn Health Centre, West End Surgeries, Hedge End Medical Centre, Botley Health Centre, Bursledon Surgery and St Lukes Surgery.
We are an inter-disciplinary team of:
|Community Nurses||Older Peoples Mental Health Nurses|
|Associate Practitioners||Healthcare Support workers |
We work very closely with all our health Service colleagues, in particular Community Independence Teams and GP Practice Teams.
The Team offers
- High quality, efficient and coordinated Nursing care and Rehabilitation at home
- Long term clinical management and support for people with chronic health conditions
- The prevention of unnecessary hospital admission
- Clinical support to reduce the length of your hospital stay
- The promotion of independent living
Nursing care and support only for clients who are unable to get to their GP Practice or whose care can only be delivered at home or in a specialist clinic setting.
Longer term rehabilitation to promote your independence where we can provide Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy based rehabilitation programmes within your own home. This includes:
- Falls prevention classes
- Early discharge support following elective hip and knee surgery
- Equipment advice and provision
Managing the most vulnerable patients within the Community, planning and supporting their care
Intermediate Care Beds Service
We provide a period of up to 6 weeks rehabilitation for you on discharge from hospital working to your agreed rehabilitation goals.
For any team comments, please contact:
The Integrated Community Lead
The Integrated Community Team, Blackthorn Health Centre, Satchell Lane, Hamble, Southampton SO31 4NQ
Tel: 023 8231 0600
Additionally patients can contact:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
8 Sterne Road, Tatchbury Mount, Calmore, SO40 2RZ
Tel : 023 8087 4000
Web : www.southernhealthnhs.uk