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Mersey Care Community Assesssment Team - formerly Discharge Planning

What we do

The Mersey Care Community Assessment Team (formerly discharge planning) are a team of experienced nurses based at Aintree University Hospital.

The team works closely with a multi disciplinary team from the hospital to ensure patients have a timely and appropriate discharge.

The service aims to reduce the time people stay in hospital and discharge them safely back to home and takes account of the individual needs and wishes of the patient, family or identified care giver. If patients are nearing the end of their life we transfer them to a place of their choice so that they can die with dignity.

The service operates Monday - Friday between 8.00- 6.00pm.

Mersey Care Community Assessment Team (Discharge Planning Team)

Ward 13

Aintree University Hospital

Lower Lane


L9 7AL

0151 529 8809

Referral to the service is via healthcare professionals and social workers only.


Team of the Year Award

The Team (pictured) recently claimed the prestigious Team of the Year award for demonstrating their effectiveness in working together, showcasing shared values and working effectively with others to achieve success together.