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Sometimes, you just need a bit of help to get back on your feet. We call this 'reablement'.


If you have had an illness, accident, just come home from hospital or are becoming frail, you might find it difficult to look after yourself.  You might not feel strong enough to cope or you may simply have lost confidence.  We find that many people just need a bit of help to get back on their feet.  We call this 'reablement'.

Reablement is a short period of intensive support in your home.  We will work with you to help you regain old skills, or develop new ones.  In most cases, this is all you need to regain your independence and be able to carry on living in your own home.

Please note that this service is available to all adults in Dorset and Poole, and adults over 65 years old in Bournemouth.

Reablement is free of charge provided that:

  • we think reablement can help
  • you are not already receiving care services
  • you are finding it difficult to manage your personal care or daily living needs due to frailty, following an illness or fall, or after a stay in hospital.
Page last updated: 29/12/2016 12:38
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