Referrals are accepted via email to

Referrals are accepted direct to the service via the bed management team within the Hospital Discharge Service (HDS) from community professionals and discharge facilitators within secondary care.

Criteria: People aged 18 and over living in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and registered with a GP in these areas. Patients should have a confirmed diagnosis where general rehabilitation is the primary need requiring therapeutic assessment and intervention.


  Patients who:

  • are awaiting care home placements
  • need critical or high dependency care
  • are bilaterally non weight bearing
  • require 1:1 nursing
  • do not have a clear discharge destination
  • are awaiting equipment e.g. wheelchairs and do not have on-going rehab needs