Staff on the unit work closely with you, your carers and community health and social care staff to provide therapeutic assessment and treatment. People will usually stay in the unit for around two weeks.
The Acorn Unit aims to support people to achieve optimal independence.
You might be referred to the Acorn Unit if:
- You are registered with a Barnsley GP
- You have been unwell, or have been in hospital, and may require a further period of rehabilitation before going home or to your usual place of residence
- You are currently in hospital and have been identified as medically well enough for discharge but require ongoing support
- You have been seen by the hospital or community therapy or nursing team and would benefit from intermediate care intervention