Home Visit Criteria

PATIENTS ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE FOR HOME VISITS IF THEY ARE HOUSEBOUND

A housebound patient is one who…..

  • has a physical or psychological condition with documented evidence which states that it would be detrimental to the patient’s condition or recovery to travel  OR
  •  who requires assistance from more than one person to get in and of a vehicle  OR
  •  who needs medical/clinical support during the journey  OR
  •  who is wheelchair bound and has no Carer available to assist them
  •  who is bedbound

 × Does not meet criteria

  •  If you can get to your GP/ Hospital or Community Clinics
  • If family members or carers take you out or you visit them
  • If you drive or use taxi services
  • If you are able to get in a vehicle independently or use public transport services eg bus, train

An individual will not be eligible for a home visit if they are able to leave their home on their own or with minimal assistance to visit public or social/recreational services or can go shopping or go to the hairdressers etc, etc.

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Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Set up a lasting power of attorney before you lose capacity and it Need care but want to stay in your own home? Living with limited mobility? Want to remain independent when at home or out and about? Contact a local mobility aids supplier today. Oaks Hospital Kidney Cancer Awareness Week 4th - 8th February-2019
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