[PDF] Promoting independence through intermediate care: a quick guide for staff delivering intermediate care services

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE);Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Publication date:
01 October 2018


Intermediate care involves working closely with people to agree what intensive support they need to improve their independence. Support should focus on the person’s strengths and help them to develop resilience and confidence so that they feel more able to manage daily living. This quick guide provides an overview of planning and delivering person-centred intermediate care. It covers:

  • Communication
  • Core principles
  • Person-centred planning
  • Personalised goals
  • Risk