Kirklees Urgent Community Response Service is a rapid intervention delivered within two hours by a team of skilled professionals, to provide the support residents need to remain independent and avoid an admission to hospital.
Who is it for?
Any resident of a Kirklees Care Home who is registered with a Kirklees GP and over 18 years old age that is in suspected frailty crisis and requires a 0-2hour medical intervention to avoid an unnecessary admission to hospital.
By frailty crisis we mean a Kirklees resident who;
o Has Fallen or collapsed.
o Is found on the floor.
o Has a sudden loss of mobility (“off legs”).
o Has an acute confusion or sudden worsening of pre-existing dementia.
o Has a Sudden loss of function
o Is generally unwell
How to get in touch
The Kirklees Urgent Community Response referral line is open from 9am-16.30pm, with appointments being available between 10am and 16.30pm.
A referral can be made by calling 01484 443935.