If you are eligible for publicly-funded care and support, Adult Social Care will often suggest up to six weeks of reablement or intermediate care.
Up to six weeks of rehabilitation with home care staff.
Adult Social Care staff will talk to you about what outcomes are most important to you. They will help you find different ways to achieve your outcomes, for example:
Together, you will plan what you are aiming to achieve. The staff will review the plan each week.
A range of health and social care services that can help you stop needing hospital or long-term residential care.
Care and support staff may be able to:
While you are using reablement or intermediate care services, the staff will carry on assessing your needs, so that at the end of the period, Adult Social Care will know whether you need any more, longer-term support.
During these first few weeks, staff will also talk to you about equipment that may help you with daily living, so that you can stay independent.
The list below is just a small example of the types of equipment that exist.
You can complete a request support form for anyone who may have care and support needs.