The Richmond Response and Rehabilitation Team (or 'RRRT') is an integrated health and social care service for adults, primarily older people, working in partnership with HRCH and the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames Council.
The service offers individual health and social care packages of support to help people regain their independence and wellbeing.
Rehabilitation is based on working towards achieving goals and can be anything from a few days to a few weeks, up to a maximum of 6 weeks.
The team can provide a range of short-term interventions including intensive therapy and practical support following a period of illness, disability or following hospital discharge.
For people who have been admitted to hospital, the team will support a safe and timely discharge home or to a community setting.
The team provides a rapid response to manage crisis and support people to stay at home, preventing unnecessary admission to an acute hospital or a residential/ nursing home.
The team also supports early discharge services aimed at facilitating shorter periods of hospital stay including elective procedures/admissions.
The team is multi-disciplinary and includes: