Reablement Services | Introducing Our New ‘Wellbeing and Reablement’ Package

21 March, 2022  ·  Less than a minute read
Reablement Services
Reablement services: Carer with Patient

Have you heard about our new reablement services?

This week, we’re introducing our new Wellbeing and Reablement package, which will help us to support those recovering from injury or illness as they transition back to their own homes.

Reablement Services: An Introduction to Our New Package

Here at CHD Care at Home, we’re expanding our services. We’ll now be supporting hospital outpatients and those recovering from a life-changing injury or ill health, ensuring that they have everything they need as they return to ‘normality’.

The aim of our Wellbeing and Reablement package is to support our service users with their rehabilitation and their transition back to independent living.

The programme runs for four to six weeks - but can be as little as a few days, depending on the needs of each individual. Those enrolled in our reablement services will receive regular visits from our carers throughout the day. How many visits they have will depend on the severity of their case.

If, after the six-week period, the client needs further support, we’ll then offer full-time domiciliary care, where we can also provide specialist facilities for their outpatient rehabilitation. 

Our multidisciplinary teams can help our clients with more complex cases; we’ll create bespoke care plans for them to ensure they’re receiving the best possible care during their rehabilitation.

The transition to returning home can often feel daunting, so our teams will provide a personal and comprehensive care plan to help make it easier.

Reablement Services - creating a bespoke care plan
Creating a bespoke care plans

Wellbeing and Reablement: Preparing the Outpatients’ Home

 

While the patient is still in the hospital, our carers will prepare their home so it’s comfortable and functional for when they’re discharged. They’ll do this by performing important tasks, such as turning on the heating, replenishing their fridge and changing the bedding.

 

Our occupational therapy team will also visit their home. They'll help to adapt it to ensure it’s safe, functional and accessible.


During the reablement period, our carers will help our clients with domestic activities such as meal preparation, personal care, and transportation to follow-up hospital appointments.

We’ve also given our domiciliary staff specialist training, which will enable them to support individuals with complex or ongoing rehabilitation.



Reablement Services: How it’s Helping Our Service Users

 

Following the recent launch of our Wellbeing and Reablement package, we’ve helped fifty people transition back to their homes. 

We’re delighted our reablement services have been a success, and we look forward to continuing to offer this service going forward.

Shaleeza Hasham, our Head of Hospitality, Communications and Commissioning here at CHD Living, said: “We can’t believe how popular the new package has been so far - the numbers are amazing, and are a testament to the quality and convenience of our service.

“It’s extremely rewarding to see an individual regain the confidence to be independent again, and being part of that journey comes with an immense sense of pride. The personal touches we provide is what really makes us stand out at CHD - with every member of staff spending the time to get to know each individual person under our care.

“Creating meaningful connections is the backbone of what we do - and those under our short-term reablement package are no exception.

“This package is so versatile and can be adapted as per the individual’s needs. In some cases, we help for a couple of days and in others, we fulfil the six-week period - with scope to transition into our wider domiciliary care offering. No matter the severity, we always strive to reinstall confidence, reduce social isolation and improve overall wellbeing.”

Reablement services: Carer reading to patient
Reablement services: Carer reading to patient

If you’d like to know more about our reablement services, please contact a member of our team.

 

Alternatively, why not read our previous blog on the benefits of home care for seniors?

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