Bedfordshire Community Beds Service

John Bunyan House
Bedford Health Village,
3 Kimbolton Road,
Bedfordshire
Bedford   MK40 2NT
24 hours, 365 days a year

The Community Beds Provision Service provides assessment of patients and short term support including personal care, Occupational Therapy (OT ) and Physiotherapy, to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and support appropriate early discharge home. Patients need to have a potential for rehabilitation within four-six weeks to be accepted into the service.

The service aims:
To ensure adults, who are medically stable and require assessment, treatments and rehabilitation, have an alternative to an acute hospital environment.

To manage patient’s health deterioration in a community hospital environment.



Please ask for a referral from one of the following:

·         GP
·         Acute hospital
·         Allied Health Professionals
·         Ambulance Service
·         Clinical support desk staff in EEAST Ambulance Control Centre
·         Community matron
·         Community nurse
·         Emergency care practitioner
·         Palliative care service
·         Rapid Intervention Team
·         Rehabilitation and Enablement Service
·         Social services
·         Specialist nurse

Self-Referrals are not accepted





Clinical


Clinical speciality:

Community Health Services