Electronic Proactive Assessment and Information Guide for End of Life (EPaige)

Service – Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership – Community Nursing Service

Service Telephone Number

01270  278430

Single point of access for each Care Community

Northwich Care Community hub – 01606 564134. Tmc-tr.northwichcarecommunity@nhs.net

Winsford Care Community – 01606 564139. Tmc-tr.winsfordcarecommunity@nhs.net

Crewe Care Community – 01270 278420. Tmc-tr.crewecarecommunity@nhs.net

Nantwich & Rural care Community – 01270 278430. Tmc-nantwichandruralcarecommunity@nhs.net

SMASH* – 01270 278440. Tmc-tr.smashcarecommunity@nhs.net

*(Sandbach, Middlewich, Alsager. Scholar Green and Haslington)

Summary of Service

Nantwich & Rural Care Community is formed of Community Nursing, Therapies, Complex Case Practitioner and Advanced Community Practitioners. The team is supported by an admin hub to receive patient and professional calls and referrals.
The team support the patients of Nantwich, Audlem & Wrenbury, providing compassionate and high quality care.

To provide high quality professional nursing care to housebound patients with acute, long-term and end of life conditions.

To provide a high standard of end of life care and facilitate a comfortable and dignified death and provide advice and support to the patient, family and carers;

To provide evidence-based care and advice in relation to acute and chronic wound care, including leg ulcer management, in order to facilitate optimum healing rates and improved quality of life, to assess patients for the provision of equipment, ensuring the return of all pressure-relieving equipment ordered.

Working in collaboration with partner agencies to provide professional nursing care to patients (including those with complex care needs) to reduce avoidable hospital or nursing home admissions, support early discharges and maintain people in their own homes where appropriate; 

How to Refer?

GP, Hospital or health professional referral to Nantwich & Rural Hub via: tmc-tr.nantwichandruralcarecommunity@nhs.net  or by phone or as above via care Community hubs.

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