About Intermediate Care
Intermediate care is a range of integrated services to prevent unnecessary hospital admission, promote faster recovery from illness, support timely discharge and maximise independent living.
Intermediate Care Guidance
- Circular HSS (EPCC) 2/2007 - Intermediate Care (PDF 482 KB)
Guidance circular drawing on the findings and recommendations of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Report on Intermediate Care. The circular also defines the initial steps to secure a regional approach to the expansion of intermediate care.
- Circular HSS (ECCU) 2/2005 - Intermediate Care Circular (PDF 514 KB)
Integrated primary and community care services aimed at maintaining independent living