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Maximising Recovery, Promoting Independence: An Intermediate Care Framework for Scotland

Maximising Recovery, Promoting Independence: An Intermediate Care Framework for Scotland

Monday, July 9, 2012

ISBN: 9781780458991

A framework to help local health and social care partnerships design and improve intermediate care services in their locality

Executive Summary

The Intermediate Care Framework aims to raise awareness of Intermediate Care and encourage its further development by Health and social Care Partnerships across Scotland.

Intermediate Care is a package of intensive, time limited interventions provided at home or in a community setting to help avoid unnecessary admission to hospital or help facilitate a safe discharge home after a hospital stay.