Community Care Team (CCT)
The service is for adults with a range of health issues, from illness or injury to longer term conditions. They help patients who have been discharged from hospital, need longer term rehabilitation, or are housebound.
The team are made up nurses, therapists, practitioners, assistants and support workers who work together to provide care and treatment in your home and local community. The teams are led by a community matron.
They carry out a holistic assessment of your rehabilitation and care needs and then develop an individual treatment plan. We will regularly review this plan for your individual needs which is regularly reviewed.
They provide several different services, in a variety of settings including: Community nursing, Intensive short term support (crisis intervention), Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Specialist nursing, Virtual wards.
Some of the things they typically help with include: Supporting you to return home after a hospital admission, Helping you live as well as possible if you have a long term illness, Helping you with your walking or balance, Providing you with equipment that makes your daily activities easier, Provide care and treatments for pressure wounds, Support you in using a catheter, To reduce the risk of you falling at home.
The admin office for the CCT can be contacted at 023 8231 0600.
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