Hospitals – support for carers – what to expect

 

Hospital discharge team

Each hospital has a discharge team. The team organises the professional support you and the person you care will need through their recovery.

Homefirst Agents

When the person you care for is coming home from hospital Homefirst Agents can help you.
Homefirst Agents work closely with the British Red Cross, Adult Social Care and hospital discharge teams.
There are 5 Homefirst Agents that work across Musgrove Park Hospital and Yeovil District Hospital.

Community Agents

Help you to find the support you need. They work with people who have been referred to them by Adult Social Care.
Community Agents work closely with the British Red Cross, Adult Social Care the hospital discharge teams.
There are 3 Community Agents who work across 10 community hospitals.

Talking Cafes

Face to face advice about caring and other health matters.
Tuesday afternoon
Musgrove Park Hospital
2 pm – 4 pm

Patient advice and liaison service (PALS)

PALS can provide you with confidential advice and support about health matters.
PALS will also listen to your concerns, your suggestions and pass on your comments and complaints.

Musgrove Park Hospital – PALS team
01823 343536
pals@tst.nhs.uk
PALS team Musgrove Park Hospital Parkfield Drive Taunton Somerset TA1 5DA