Single Point of Access for Community and Integrated Health

ISPA is a central point of access for referrals to the Integrated Health Teams throughout Warwickshire. If the call is non-urgent the referral can be emailed to the local ISPA.

To make a referral:

Telephone: 01926 600818

The following teams can be accessed through iSPA:

1)  Community Nursing and Long Term Condition Management

  • Community nurses undertake assessments, wound care, palliative and terminal care, LTC support and advice for patients who are housebound.

2)  Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

  • CERT provides support to patients on a time-limited basis and refer on to appropriate services as required.
  • They facilitate hospital discharges but can also be accessed by GPs to avoid an admission by providing timely support for patients to stay at home.
  • The team consists of therapists, nurses and support workers.

3)  Intermediate Care (ICT)

  • ICT provide up to 6 weeks support to patients who have rehabilitation needs through a team of therapistis, nurses and support workers.

NOTE: A reablement service is provided by social care for patients who require a period of further support to achieve their optimum level.  It is usually a maximum of 6 weeks.