Publicly funded NHS & social care services
Publicly funded NHS & social care services

Rapid Response Team

Rapid Response Team

Our Rapid Response Team provide a short intensive service that enables service users to stay at home during a time of crisis. Our aim is to avoid unnecessary admissions to hospital.

Who is this service for?

Service users who live in or who are registered with a GP in the South Gloucestershire area and can be supported to stay at home to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital.

How does this service work / what's involved in this service?

Patients receive care and treatment in their own home following a multi-disciplinary assessment. They may also have equipment provided to support care at home.

How do I access this service?

Your GP or Community Team will discuss with you whether being admitted to hospital is the best course of action, or whether you could be supported at home.

In what areas is this service available?

We currently offer this service in the South Gloucestershire area.

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Downend Clinic
01173 302 506
Downend Clinic
Buckingham Gardens, Downend,
BS16 5TW
Monday - Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm

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