Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit

The Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit is a facility where patients can prepare for leaving hospital.
The care team promote independence, activity and health and wellbeing to support patients going home or to another place of onward care, such as a residential home.

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 the Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit

There are no set visiting hours, you can visit any time.

Directions to the Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit

The Intermediate Care and Discharge Unit is on the ground floor of the Tower Block at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, Truro.

From Tower Block entrance

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.

From Trelawny Main Entrance

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.