Doctors, nurses, therapists, social workers and mental health experts are just some of the professionals who work together on this unit to enable people to leave hospital as quickly as possible.
Visiting outside these times can be discussed with the nurse or midwife in charge. See our Visiting Policy.
The Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit is on the ground floor of the Tower Block at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, Truro.
As you enter the Tower Block turn left, past the shop and cafe and through to the lift area. Turn right and the Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit is in front of you.
If you enter from the main hospital entrance, go past the cafe (on your right) and WH Smiths (on your left). Head to the end of the corridor and go down the stairs or take the lift to the ground floor. Go left and this will bring you to the Lloyds Pharmacy shop (on your left). Continue along this corridor, right to the end and then turn right to enter the Tower Block. In the lift area, look left and the Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit is in front of you.