Crumpsall Vale - Community Intermediate Care Unit - North Manchester
Crumpsall Vale intermediate care unit is a new £5m purpose-built 24 bedded unit and is located on the North Manchester General Hospital site on two floors, separated into three pods of 8 beds, 8 residential beds (green bay) on the ground floor and 16 nursing beds, (yellow and orange bays) on the lower ground floor.
The unit is low-rise in design and has a welcoming homely feel for patients, featuring a sunken communal garden, a patient gym and a mock apartment to help patients adjust to home life again. Crumpsall Vale has an open visiting policy and all referrals are seen within 48hrs, Monday to Sunday.
Crumpsall Vale is a joint partnership between The Pennine Acute Trust, which currently runs North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester Health Care Commissioning, and Manchester City Council
The service is provided by a multi-disciplinary team of Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Social Worker and General Practitioners from Pennine Acute Trust and Manchester City Council.
Therapy intervention is offered seven days a week with the aim to improve patient and carer experiences by providing better access to the right intervention, at the right time, delivered by the right health or social care worker.