Manchester Community Response – North Manchester

Manchester Community Response (MCR) offers people a short-term period of rehabilitation for up to 6 weeks, according to the assessed needs of the person.

In North Manchester, the following services come under the umbrella of MCR:

  • North Manchester Crisis Response
  • Home Pathway
  • Bed-based Units
  • Reablement
  • Discharge to Assess
  • Community IV

Our aim is to:

  • reduce hospital admissions
  • reduce long term admissions to care or nursing homes
  • support faster discharge from hospital
  • maximise people’s independence by helping them to remain in their own homes, supported in their own communities.
  • People who need a short-term health and social care rehabilitation intervention
  • People at risk of hospital admission who can be safely supported and managed in their own home or care/nursing home.
  • placing the person at the centre of support planning activity
  • promoting wellbeing and independence and enabling self-care – by focusing on the person’s strengths, goals and what matters to them
  • multidisciplinary working by health and social care professionals.
  • Integrated working can reduce barriers and duplication and focus on what’s most important to the person we are helping.
  • MCR also plays a big part in helping to relieve the pressure on our hospitals and primary care system, by providing a quick and timely response to cases that may have previously ended up going to hospital, unnecessarily.
  • Over 18 years old
  • Live in Manchester and / or registered with a Manchester GP
  • Have a suitable home environment to return to or remain in (own home or care home)
  • Able and willing to respond to a programme of care promoting rehabilitation and independence
  • Able to have medical and nursing needs met in the community
  • Deemed ‘medically fit’ if referred from an acute hospital bed
  • The person must give their consent to the service