Home / Business / Hayle and St Ives / Health & Social Care / Premium / Rolling news / West Penwith local news / Edward Hain hospital: replacement beds will be in Penzance, they will be private sector, and they should be ready in four weeks Edward Hain hospital: replacement beds will be in Penzance, they will be private sector, and they should be ready in four weeks Posted By Anne North on 14th January 2021 By Anne North Cornwall’s health chiefs have provided some information about the new community beds they hope to use in place of the closed Edward Hain hospital, St Ives. NHS… To view the rest of this article, please subscribe to Cornwall Reports Related Posts Talks about integrated bus tickets are "complex and challenging" and will not be concluded by JanuaryBy Peter Tremayne Integrated ticketing for students using Go Cornwall buses, allowing free travel in… Charles and Camilla in BlislandMany thanks to Peter Glaser for permission to host his video Easter will be allowed in Cornwall, but not in North Yorkshire - police told to be consistent in the way they interpret their Covid-19 emergency powersBy Peter Tremayne Devon and Cornwall police have said they have no plans to ban… This is where your vote will be counted: Bodmin, Truro and PoolBy Graham Smith Cornwall’s general election votes will be counted and the results declared at… This article has 1 comment Renting beds in Polwithen House Penzance – a private nursing home – provides nursing care. It does not provide facilities for rehabilitation/ reablement to help patients go home safely from acute hospitals, as Edward Hain Hospital did. Intense physiotherapy & occupational therapy is essential in any setting for rehabilitation/reablement, with appropiate safe equipment & privacy, to get patients mobile, self -caring & confident again as quickly as possible. Nursing homes do not provide the level of reablement/rehabilitation required. The Polwithen House planning application to Cornwall Council for an extension (PA20/09257) has not even been granted yet (15/01/21). In these plans there are no facilities to provide rehabilitation/reablement eg: no physiotherapy gym area or occupational therapy practice kitchen. There does not even seem to be a lift to the top floor. Has NHS Kernow looked at the details of what it has commisioned? For further details please refer to: westcornwallhealthwatch.com Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.