re-ablement

re-ablement

The active process of regaining skills, confidence and independence after a traumatic or ischaemic injury.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
A high quality, Ethical, Re-ablement approach, Working effectively across the borough
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 service is also supported by re-ablement teams from the Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland local authorities, psychology, community nursing services and the Stroke Association.
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.
Whitehead PJ, Drummond AE, Walker MF, Parry RH, McGeorge ID, Latif Z (2014) Occupational Therapy in HomEcare Re-ablement Services (OTHERS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
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.
I work for the re-ablement team, which is a 365-day-a-year service working 6am-11pm.
Graham Hodkinson, Wirral's director of adult social care, said: "Domiciliary (home) care and re-ablement services are currently out to tender, and we are highly optimistic that not only will this result in greater quality and more choice for people who use our services, but a greater focus on the principles of the Ethical Care Charter, including a move away from zero hours contracts.