The reablement team provide intensive support and guidance at an early stage to help Service Users confidence and skills in carrying out activities of daily living as independently as possible. The aim is to help people regain or relearn the ability to perform tasks so that they can do things independently for themselves again whilst continuing to live in their own home.
Every Service Users is assessed and a Care Plan is devised which may include goals that help them regain independence in:
- Personal care tasks such as washing and dressing, toileting and showering
- Domestic skills such as drink and meal preparation, shopping, managing laundry
- Encouraging them to manage getting safely around within their home, managing getting up from a chair, in and out of bed
- Dealing with their own medication
- Attending social/leisure activities that are meaningful to them
Who provides the service?
Reablement services are provided by the Council’s contracted external provider The Human Support Group (HSG). HSG Reable have qualified and registered occupational therapists and trained support workers. It is known from evidence that occupational therapy skills play an important role in delivery and success of reablement.
Accreditations and regulations
HSG Reable services are regulated by:
- Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2010. In particular those regulations which refer to the arrangements for the provision of personal care and staffing. To access our latest reports click on this link www.cqc.org.uk
- Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales – the regulator for social care and social services in Wales. To access our latest reports click on this link: www.cssiw.org.uk
- Care Inspectorate Scotland – the independent scrutiny and improvement body for care services in Scotland. To access our latest reports click on this link: www.careinspectorate.com