Resource Centres for Older People
Worcestershire County Council Resource Centres provide
intermediate care services, specialist respite care and day
opportunities for older people.
As an indication of our high standards of care
these centres were awarded Customer Service Excellence Status in
recognition of excellent service. The centres employ professional
and experienced staff group from health and social care.
We will work in partnership with you to
provide you with opportunities and time to develop or regain your
abilities in everyday activities. When you have reached your full
potential, we will support and enable you to make informed and
realistic choices regarding your future.
- We recognise that each person using any of
our services has their own needs, wishes, likes and dislikes and we
will make every effort to meet these in an individual
- We encourage and welcome you to have a say in
everything that affects your daily life and we will take your
- We aim to provide a warm, homely and
therapeutic atmosphere. You will always be treated with courtesy
and respect and be provided with a private bedroom for the duration
of your stay with us.
- We will respect your privacy and dignity. We
want you to feel secure, comfortable, and independent and have the
companionship you chose.
Carers and families play an important part in
your care planning and are encouraged to be involved as much as
possible, according to your wishes.
We hope that your decision to use any of our
services will be a positive, personal choice.
What you can expect from the intermediate care unit
We will provide an individually tailored care
plan to help you achieve your goals. These could be working towards
regaining your strength, confidence and independence with:
- Drinks and meals
- Washing dressing and bathing
- Managing in your own home
- Nursing needs
- Managing your medication
The intermediate care service is available free of charge to you
for a maximum of 6 weeks. Depending on your progress and your
needs, you may need less than 6 weeks.
Find out more
You can ask for help yourself or you may ask someone such as a
relative, friend or health professional to contact us on your
behalf. In the first instance contact should be made with the Adult
Duty Team or a Customer Services Advisor at:
Tel: 0845 607 2000
- Care Choices -
Information about available care options and help to identify
relevant care providers.
- Care Quality Commission - Get
free, independent reports on the quality of your local homes and
care services to help you make an informed choice.
- Carewise -
Services and activities to support your care needs and general
- Counsel and Care
- National charity working with older people, their
families and carers to get the best care and support.
Disability Living Allowance - Information from
This page was last reviewed 26 March 2013 at 13:07.
The page is next due for review 22 September 2014.