One Team (North) Admission Avoidance

One Team North is a rapid response admission avoidance team; One Team is an integrated multi-disciplinary team that provides rapid assessment and clinical support to prevent admission to hospital for up to 72 hours.

Patients accepted by One Team North will be experiencing an acute alteration in their physical well-being which, without the input of this service, would result in acute hospital admission.

The team includes Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Healthcare Assistants.

Our service is for people aged eighteen and over who are registered with a GP practice in Crawley, Horsham and East Grinstead.

Anyone can refer in to the service via One Call 0845 092 0414

One Team North visit patients in their own home including residential and nursing homes.

They provide:


  • 8am-8pm service, 365 days a year

  • A full assessment of health and social care needs

  • Once the referral has been accepted, patients will be visited within 2-4 hours depending on their clinical need.
  • Following clinical and risk an assessment, a plan of care is agreed with the patient and their carers where appropriate to enable the patient to remain at home.

  • Based on the clinical needs of the patient, the team may visit up to four times a day to implement the care plans and facilitate patient safety.

  • On discharge from the service they ensure a safe handover to appropriate services for ongoing packages of care and liaison with the patients GP.

  • Where appropriate, coordinate a short-term care alternative to admission possibly onto a nursing or residential home.

Coverage

Crawley, East Grinstead, Horsham

How To Access


  • Anyone can make a referral to the service via One Call North on: 01293 228311 (24 hours)

  • The person being referred must be aged eighteen years or over

  • Patients accepted by One Team North will be experiencing an acute alteration in their physical well-being which, without the input of this service, would result in acute hospital admission.

Contact Details

Call one One Team North on 01293 228311.

Opening Hours

The service operates from 8am to 8pm, 365 days a year

How to find us

One Team visit patients in their own homes.

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