Age UK service on Skills for Care award shortlist

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Age UK East Sussex Take Home and Settle service has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Skills for Care Accolade nomination category for the most effective new approach to service delivery. The service has successfully secured a place in the final three out of a total of 38 nominations.

Take Home and Settle works closely with the Hospital Intervention Team in the A&E departments at the Eastbourne District General Hospital, providing a fast response service to enable older people to be safely settled in at home once discharged from hospital.

The clients who receive the service usually live alone and require support to develop their confidence in addition to assistance with practical tasks such a shopping.

The winner will be announced at the Skills for Care Accolades Gala evening to be held on March 14 in London.