Reablement at Home is ECL’s new short term care package delivered to adults living in Essex who are in need of extra support following a period of ill health.
Through multidisciplinary teams and through assessment and reviews, the service aims to restore confidence and re-establish independence within the home.
We support our customers with a wide range of tasks including:
Reablement at Home provides appropriate support to recover individual wellbeing and independence, including preventing avoidable hospital admissions.
A Reablement at Home care package that lasts up to six days. The service focuses on building confidence and supporting recovery at home to prevent the need for a higher level of care. Service starts within 24 hours of referral accepetance.
A Reablement at Home care package that lasts up to six weeks. Within this pathway we have identified three types of rehabilitation needs:
Our qualified Reablement at Home team will work together with the customer to rebuild confidence, relearn skills for independent living, introduce equipment and assistive technology to improve mobility, and to ultimately improve and restore an individual’s independence.
A crisis intervention pathway available to community referrers and emergency care practitioners that can be applied to both Light Touch and Core packages. Priority Response is for individuals who would otherwise be unnecessarily admitted to hospital or residential care. Referrals are prioritised, with services commencing within two hours.
Referrals are made by any health or social care professional in the acute or community setting e.g. social workers, assistant social workers, OTs and Social Care Direct teams, district nurses, matrons, GPs; from hospitals e.g. hospital wards and assessments teams; also by A&E for hospital admission avoidance.