Joint Community Rehabilitation (JCR)

Joint Community Rehabilitation (JCR) are a team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Rehab Nurses, Falls Practitioners, Postural Stability Instructors, Pharmacist, Associate Practitioners and Rehab support workers integrated with Adult Social Care Reablement.

For Falls Management we have one Registered Nurse working across two of the CCG areas providing training and support to care home staff in falls awareness.

About the service

The Joint Community Rehabilitation (JCR) service is a partnership between Adult Social Care and Health, providing short term rehabilitation and package of care in the client’s own home.

JCR aims are to:

  • Promote faster recovery from illness and/or injury
  • Prevent unnecessary acute hospital admission
  • Prevent premature admission to long-term residential care
  • Support timely discharge from hospital

Falls Management provide:

  • Specialist falls assessments
  • Home OTAGO exercise programme
  • Postural stability groups
  • Targeted support to care homes – providing training to care home staff in falls awareness

Services we link into

ESHT Acute, intermediate care and community services. Other Acute Providers and also voluntary services.