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Guideline inclusion criteria
Any patient that could benefit from regular monitoring, at a clinician's discretion, following an assessment.
Safe and appropriate social situation/package of care.
Has dexterity to use the devices OR has carer/next of kin who can support with using the devices.
Registered with a Lewisham GP (and address.)
Over 18 years of age.
Has capacity to give consent OR a “best interests” decision has been made on their behalf.
Guideline exclusion criteria
Patient requires immediate or urgent lifesaving treatment/investigations via A+E/secondary care.
Patient has dementia or other cognitive impairment or physical disability that prevents engagement with the service.
Severe/acute mental health issues or substance abuse issues that are significant enough to greatly impact ability to maintain compliance and contact with clinicians.
Patient is on an end of life care pathway.
All clinicians are asked to contact 0203 929 4999, 09.00 – 17.00, Monday to Friday to refer a patient onto the NHS@Home service.