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Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Community Therapy and Nursing Services

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Adult Speech & Language Therapy 
Countywide assessment, case management, treatment , carer support, education & training services in the Acute and Community Hospitals, Community Outpatient clinics, Domiciliary, Specialist teams, Rehab and Stroke Units, etc.

Admiral Nurses
Information, advice and emotional support for families. Supportive educational and consultancy role to professionals, voluntary sector and communities supporting people with dementia.

Chronic Fatigue
They can make a positive difference with their knowledge of the condition and ability to explain and advise on the management of difficult symptoms. The can also identify other supporting services and link in with a multidisciplinary team.

Community Equipment Service 
The Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES) supplies equipment to meet the assessed needs of people with disabilities, to help develop their full potential and maintain their health and independence enabling them to be treated in the community.


Enhanced Care Team

Enhanced care is a concept which brings together services uniquely commissioned to respond quickly and from a multi professional holistic assessment perspective.  If the referrer feels an urgent response is needed we can respond within 2 hours of a referral being received. 

Broadly our aims are: to prevent an admission to a hospital setting, both acute and community hospitals, to reduce attendance at emergency departments for non urgent care, to reduce ambulance call outs to patients without an emergency need, to provide a point of advice and support for patients and carers 24 hours a day and to support patients to return home much earlier from any hospital.  

The Lymphoedema Team offer specialist support, advice and management of complex symptoms for patients with primary, secondary or mixed oedemas.


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Specialist Nurses
They can make a positive difference with their knowledge of symptom relief, assisting in making choices, identifying other supporting services and linking in with a multi-disciplinary team. 

Worcestershire Integrated Neurological Rehabilitation Service (WINRS) is a specialist service with people in the community setting, which strives to maximize functional independence by promoting self management, with the overall aim to enhance the individuals’ quality of life. 

Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapists (OTs) work with people with disabilities. Our aim is to help people live as independently as possible.


Neuropsychology tries to understand how the brain affects what we do and how injury to the brain changes what we do.

Neighbourhood Teams
We have 14 integrated Neighbourhood Teams throughout the county. These are made up of District Nurses, Occupational Therapists, 

Parkinson's Disease Specialist Nurses
They can make a positive difference with their knowledge of symptom relief, assisting in making choices, identifying other supporting services and linking in with a multi-disciplinary team.

Palliative Care
The specialist palliative care team within the Trust works closely with all other professionals involved in end of life care. The service includes specialist community support together with inpatient units at The Primrose at the Princess Unit, Princess of Wales Community Hospital Bromsgrove and The Macmillan Unit at Evesham Community Hospital. Our aim is to offer advice in the management of complex symptoms and offer emotional support to the patient and their family.

Physiotherapy Domiciliary
This service treats people in their own home. Patients may have a musculo-skeletal or neurological/ long term condition or may be post surgical and are housebound by their condition. The priority is to work as part of a MDT to rehabilitate and gain optimum improvement in function, to keep patient independent and safe at home.


Physiotherapy Musculo-Skeletal 
This service treats people with musculo-skeletal conditions including Low Back Pain, neck pain, osteoarthritis sports injuries and post surgical conditions. The priority is to rehabilitate patients back to full function.
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Podiatry Service
This service aims to provide high quality accessible foot health services for the people of Worcestershire
Diabetic Footcare

Rehab and Assessment Unit, Princess of Wales Community Hospital, Bromsgrove 

This service provides a holistic multidisciplinary approach to meet the rehab goals jointly identified by patients and clinicians. They offer evidence-based one to one therapy input and group participation in exercise classes.

Stroke Rehabilitation Ward, Evesham Community Hospital 

If you need further inpatient support to help you recover from a stroke you will be admitted to our specialist beds at Evesham Community Hospital. Here you can expect a comprehensive service from our expert and dedicated team with tailored visiting times. Our rehab beds are supported by the Stroke Association and Worcestershire Association of Carers who will provide support and advice to patients and families/carers. 

Tissue Viability

Tissue Viability is an area of healthcare that has synergy with many medical specialties - especially general surgery, vascular surgery, dermatology, care of older people, paediatrics, orthopaedics, and diabetology.

Wyre Forest Ward 

Based at Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre the Ward supports those who require shirt term inpatient care which can't be provided at home