Community - Care Home Support

The Care Home Support Team (CHST) is a community-based service providing visits to patients in care homes that are registered with a Wakefield GP in the district. They are a small team of Nurses, Mental Health Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and support staff.

The team provide support and advice to designated Care Homes working with staff and residents to maximise their independence and wellbeing. The team work closely with the care home staff providing training on:

  • Pressure Care                      
  • Falls
  • End of Life                            
  • Pain
  • Nutrition and Hydration         
  • Behaviours that challenge
  • Capacity/Dementia               
  • Managing recurrent UTI’s