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COVID-19 & Changes to our Services

South Derbyshire CVS premises are currently closed to the public and visitors, and staff are working from home.

South Derbyshire CVS and the Derbyshire Home From Hospital Support Service continue to support vulnerable individuals who are self-isolating and who don’t have any family or friends who can help, with essential food shopping, collecting medication, and  telephone befriending/welfare calls. We can also tell you about other services which may be able to support you.  If you have not used our services before you should first register for help via the Derbyshire Community Response Unit.  Register online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/communityresponse or by telephoning 01629 535091 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm). They will take some basic information and then pass your details on to us.

For any other enquiries email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07458 304316.


 

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We now have a brand new, dedicated Home from Hospital website! Visit https://www.dhfh.org.uk/.

The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted.

Who can use the service?

Anyone who lives in Derbyshire (outside Derby City) or is registered with a GP in Derbyshire and has limited support from family or friends.

What sort of help does the service offer?

  • Undertaking simple shopping
  • Making sure the home environment is warm and comfortable
  • Arranging for key safes to be fitted and community alarm or telecare systems to be provided if needed
  • Supporting people to pay bills and make appointments
  • Collecting medication prescriptions
  • Helping people to find out about and access community activities to keep them connected to their communities
  • Helping people to understand care options and plan what they need for the future
  • Signposting people to other statutory, voluntary sector and community organisations as appropriate.

Who can make referrals?

Anyone can make a referral including self-referrals.

How to make a referral:

Please call 01283 817417 Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm (an answerphone is available outside these hours) or CLICK HERE to download a referral form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We also now have a brand new Home from Hospital website! Visit https://dhfh.org.uk.

 

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