re-ablement

re-ablement

The active process of regaining skills, confidence and independence after a traumatic or ischaemic injury.
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"Our main focus is, but not limited to, the four main avenues of intermediate care, crisis response, bed-based intermediate care services, homebased intermediate care services and re-ablement.
Among these are: social work services for adults and older people; services and support for adults with physical disabilities and learning disabilities; mental health services; drug and alcohol services; adult protection and domestic abuse; carers support; community care assessment teams; support services; care homes; adult placement; health improvement; aspects of housing support including aids and adaptations; day services; local area coordination; respite; occupational therapy; and re-ablement services, equipment and telecare.
Re-ablement can include strengthening exercises, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, along with home and furniture modifications, to make life easier and better.
Anchor's successful trials offering 're-ablement' beds at a care home in Birmingham have shown that better alignment of the health and social care sectors can improve lives and save the NHS hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Anchor's successful trials offering 're-ablement' beds at a care home in Birmingham, for example, have shown that better alignment of the health and social care sectors can improve lives and save the NHS hundreds of thousands of pounds.
The service offers crisis intervention, re-ablement support and a bridging service all aimed at supporting people to greater levels of independence following unexpected severe illness, a long-term illness, or care planned upon discharge from hospital.
Social care workers will often plan and deliver re-ablement support to help you adjust to your new situation and help you achieve dignity, independence and improved well-being.
Forder (2010), "Home Care Re-ablement Services: Investigating the Longer-term Impacts (Prospective Longitudinal Study)," York/Canterbury: Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)/Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU).
The early supported discharge service, which was launched in November 2014 provides six weeks of rehabilitation, linked into community resources such as re-ablement, outpatient services and support from the Stroke Association.
Pilkington G (2008) Homecare re-ablement: Why and how providers and commissioners can implement a service.
"The investments will also promote and maximise independent living opportunities, including increased provision of timely home adaptations in response to referrals from health and care services, as well as support recovery and recuperation by increasing provision of re-ablement services."
I wish to express my sincere gratitude to North Tyneside Council and in particular The Re-ablement Support Team and the Adult Care Services.