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Bury Integrated Community Equipment Service

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Bury Integrated Community Equipment Service

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Bury Integrated Community Equipment Service provides an equipment service to the people of Bury to support independent living.

The service encompasses admin, procurement, delivery, collection, decontamination, maintenance, repair and storage facilities.

The service aims to provide equipment within seven days of Assessment to all ages/client groups to enable patients to live independently without their own home/residence.

It supports early discharge in the community from hospital and admission avoidance schemes.

The Integrated Community Equipment Service allows carers to continue with their role and minimises moving and handling risks to patient, carers and staff.

Where is the service offered?

The service delivers equipment to patient homes.

Contact Details

Organiser

Bury Integrated Community Equipment Service

Telephone Number

0161 253 6858 Option 1

Location

Times & Dates

Date(s) Info

Monday to Friday

Time of Day

8.45am - 5pm - Monday to Friday

Session Information

An Out of Hours service operates between the hours of 5pm – 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday (including Bank Holidays).

Notes

Referral Notes

How can people access the service?

Referrals are via Health or Social Care Professionals including:

  • District Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Specialist Nurse
  • Social Workers
  • Council Reablement Care Workers
  • Hospital staff including Occupational Therapists/Physiotherapists

Eligibility Notes

Who can access the service?

The service is available to patients of any age who have a Bury GP and reside within the Bury borough, following assessment and meeting the eligibility criteria.

Service Information

Coverages:

All

Target Audiences:

All ages

Support Groups:

Physical impairment, Hearing impairment

Referral Required?:

Eligibility Requirements?:

Last updated 2nd May 2023

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