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Southampton Community Independence Service Central

The Community Independence Service provides locality based multi-professional rehabilitation, reablement and care management. Working with people in their own homes and care settings who need help to stay independent. We accept referrals for adults and older people aged 18 and above who are registered with a Southampton city GP and/or live within the Southampton city boundary.

Referral Criteria

Working with people in their own homes and care settings who need help to stay independent.

We accept referrals for adults and older people aged 18 and above who are registered with a Southampton City GP and/or live within the Southampton City boundary.

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Contact Information

Contact Karen White
Phone 023 8082 5240
Fax 023 8082 5239
E-mail karen.white@solent.nhs.uk
Address Level A, Royal South Hants Hospital, Brintons Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0YG
 

Additional Information for Health Professional

Full service description

The service is provided by a team of health and social care staff including:


* Physiotherapists
* Occupational Therapy Assistants
* Associate Practitioners
* Care Managers
* Social Workers
* Consultants in Older Persons Medicine
* Administrative Staff
 

Sensory Services
Sensory Services take referrals for Southampton city residents with sensory impairment, the Team comprises of Specialist Rehabilitation Officers and Care Managers:

Mobile Telephone: 07939 650487

Referral Criteria

Working with people in their own homes and care settings who need help to stay independent.

We accept referrals for adults and older people aged 18 and above who are registered with a Southampton City GP and/or live within the Southampton City boundary.

Referral Method

Referrals to Health are via:

Email: snhs.centralvirtualward@solent.nhs.uk, Referral Form, GP letter, Fax: 023 8044 7253

 

Referrals to Southampton Social Care Services are through the SPA (Single Point of Access)

Telephone: 023 8083 3003; Fax: 023 8083 3807; Email: adult.contact.team@southampton.gov.uk

http://sid.southampton.gov.uk/kb5/southampton/directory/service.page?id=aCeqOpkAbyI

Other information & documentation

Clinical Lead Contact Info

Clinical Lead Sank Rajakaruna
Clinical Lead Title Integrated Srvc Mngr - Rehab/Reablement
Clinical Lead Phone 023 8069 8401
Clinical Lead Address Western Community Hospital William MacLeod Way Millbrook Southampton Hampshire
Clinical Lead Postcode SO16 4XE
Clinical Lead e-mail Nissanka.Rajakaruna1@solent.nhs.uk

Service Manager Contact Info

Service Manager Steve Smith
Service Manager Title Community Independence Service Central
Service Manager Phone 023 8082 5240
Service Manager Address Level A Royal South Hants Hospital Brintons Terrace Southampton Hampshire
Service Manager Postcode SO14 0YG
Service Manager e-mail Nissanka.Rajakaruna1@solent.nhs.uk
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