Information, advocacy, advice (Including equipment solutions), social groups and one-to-one support for anyone facing sensory loss.
The Active Ageing service aims to enable older people to continue to be independent in their own homes and to promote quality of life by improving health and reducing inequalities, with a focus on social, emotional and physical health.
Our service consists of Social Workers and Care Service Coordinators who undertake needs assessments and help you to plan the support you need, as well as supporting carers in their caring role.
Our Improving Access to COPD Therapies (IMPACT) Team provides services to patients who have a confirmed diagnosis of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
Our Community Equipment Service loans a variety of equipment and aids to people. (External website)
Community Matrons are experienced nurses who work closely with GPs, District Nurses and other community-based services such as therapists to help you stay as well as possible, for as long as possible.
Our Dementia Service operates from the Royal United Hospital in Bath and works alongside the RUH staff and the Carers’ Centre to support people living with dementia upon discharge from the hospital. (External website)
Direct payments are monetary payments made to people who request to receive one to meet some or all of their eligible care and support needs. (External website)
The District Nurses provide nursing care to housebound adults, enabling them to maintain independence. We care for patients with a wide range of health problems, including wound care, acute illnesses, complex or long term health problems and end-of-life care.
The team provides rehabilitation and support for adults and their carers when leaving the hospital following a stroke. We aim to help people to continue their recovery after a stroke by working towards personal goals.
The workers in this team have the skills, knowledge and experience to support and assist people with poor hearing and/or vision. Some staff are trained in British Sign Language.
Would you like extra support while you’re getting better? We have paid staff and volunteers who can provide a Home Response service for up to 14 days. (External website)
We offer an Information & Advice service throughout the week from our office in Bath, as well as holding regular drop-in sessions in Timsbury. (External website)
The Specialist IV Therapy Nurse Service provides intravenous treatments in your home or in local clinics. We provide a variety of treatments including blood transfusions, venesections, IV fluids, IV therapies and central line care.
This service is run by our Active Ageing Team, who will work in partnership with you to help identify your health needs and to signpost you to the services you may require.
The MS Nurse runs an outpatient clinic as well as offering home visits. This service offers regular reviews of your condition, including advice and support to enable you to influence decisions concerning your care.
The Community Neuro and Stroke Service aims to help people regain skills and become more independent by providing rehabilitation and management in their home and the local community.
Our Occupational Therapy service aims to help people who have a disability as a result of an accident, illness or ageing to live safely and independently in their own home and support their carers in caring for them.
The Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist is an experienced General Registered Nurse with specialist training, knowledge and skills in Parkinson’s related conditions. They work closely with GPs, Consultants and other health professionals and aim to improve the quality of lives for people with Parkinson’s and their carers.
The Planned Rehabilitation team helps people develop their skills and become more independent by providing rehabilitation and management in their own homes and the local community.
Rackfield House is a 20 bed supported housing scheme for single homeless men and women with low to medium support needs. (External website)
Our Reablement service provides short term therapy and support by working with adults in their own home or care home to prevent hospital admission, to facilitate early hospital discharge and to provide rehabilitation and support in order to help people maintain/regain their independence.
Our Specialist Nursing Service aims to provide specialist home nursing for specific conditions such as Cancer, Diabetes, Parkinson’s, MS, MND, tissue viability or Chronic Heart Failure.
Options help people to live independently in their own homes, whether they choose to live by themselves or with others. We help people get their own tenancies with either private landlords, housing associations, council or through joint ownership schemes. (External website)
The Supported Lodgings Scheme is for 16-18 year olds who are homeless or leaving care. It works best for young people who want to develop their independence, while benefiting from a stable family home. (External website)
Wellbeing Options supports people in Bath and North East Somerset to live full and independent lives. Here you will find information about local care providers, services and activities, along with links to other useful websites and resources