Intermediate Care Services for Southern Adelaide LHN

Intermediate Care Services (ICS) aims to prevent avoidable hospital presentations and admissions and to offer early supported discharge options.

ICS targets people with potentially preventable chronic health conditions and/or complex care needs who are frequent users of hospital services and/or at imminent risk of hospitalisation.

For further information, see Building bridges to better health fact sheet (PDF 20KB)


ICS is being implemented in a phased approach and will include additional areas of focus including cardiac care pathways.

Hospital avoidance and supported discharge



ICS are implementing a single point of entry for all its services, accessed via a number of pathways:

Templates for GP systems

ICS Referral Form SALHN - Best Practice (RTF 552KB)
ICS Referral Form SALHN - Medical Director (RTF 106KB)

Fact Sheets

Importing templates into Best Practice - fact sheet (PDF 54KB)
Importing templates into Medical Director - fact sheet (PDF 55KB)

Phone: (08) 7117 0728
Mobile: 0466 503 363
Fax: (08) 7117 0724


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