Peer2Peer – Hospital to Home Program

Supporting you through the early days of transitioning home after a stay in hospital

About Peer2Peer – Hospital to Home:

We can provide you with practical assistance through a peer support worker during the early stages of returning home after a stay in hospital. This can be an overwhelming time, we recognise that having someone who can offer support and information can make the trainsition home easier and less stress full.

Our Peer Workers have a lived experience of mental illness, who are now in recover, and can provide valuable support and understanding around accessing servic3es and building the life you want to live.

We are able to connect with you while you are in the hospital and continue to support you 6 -8 weeks after you leave the hjospital dependant upon your needs. We will work with you to reduce contact prior to exiting from the program.

The aim of the Peer2Peer Hospital to Home program are to:
  • Support you to regain confidence and optimise the transition to home following a hospital stay.
  • Increase your sense of safety and support.
  • Connect you to support networks such as GP, community services and informal supports.
The aim of the Peer2Peer Hospital to Home program are to:
  • Initial visit while in hospital
  • Home visits
  • Telephone calls
  • Transportation to appointments (e.g. doctor, other allied health professionals)
  • Assistance with building confidence in the management of day to day activities
  • Connecting you with your local community and relevant organisation
Referrals :

Will be accepted from St John of God. Midland Public Hospital Mental health Unit – Only

Download our Peer2Peer Hospital to Home flyer here

 

Peer2Peer – Emergency Department to Home Program

Supporting you from Emergency Department presentation to home

About Peer2Peer – Emergency Department to Home:

We can provide you with practical assistance through a peer support worker during the early stages of returning home after presenting to the Emergency Department, without admission.

If possible we will connect with you in the Emergency Department. If that’s not possible, you will receive a phone call within 24hrs upon receiving your referral.

The aim of the Peer2Peer ED to Home program are to:
  • Increase your sense of safety and support
  • Increase your ability to feel hopeful
  • Connect you to support networks such as GP, community services and informal supports.
The aim of the Peer2Peer ED to Home program are to:
  • Home visits
  • Telephone Calls
  • Transportation to appointments (e.g. doctor, other allied health professionals)
  • Assistance with building confidence in the management of day to day activities
  • Connecting you with your local community and relevant organisation
Referrals:

Will be accepted from St John of God. Midland Public Hospital Emergency Department – Only

Download our Peer2Peer Emergency Department to Home flyer here

For further information

For details about upcoming programs, please get in touch or email P2P@mifwa.org.au