Hampshire Reablement Pilot

Short Title Partnership working to identify and improve transfer to reablement services within Hampshire for patients in a hospital setting
Category Living with frailty (mild / moderate)
Organisation Hampshire County Council
University Hospital Southampton
Contact Name Rachael Leyland
Contact Email Rachael.Leyland@uhs.nhs.uk
Web Link
Sector Hospital/Acute Care
Region Hampshire
Postcode SO16 6YD
Active Yes


Reablement is the process by which people are supported to recover from a period of illness. National best practice is to discharge people from hospital into their own homes with reablement support services and then, when needed, to commission longer term care from home. This model reduces length of stay in hospital for patients who no longer need to be admitted and enables long term care needs to be reviewed once the patient is back at home. In response to on-going poor DToC performance within the West Hampshire system and a recent CQC inspection plus external report from Newton Europe it was recognised that a strategic priority was to adopt a


Due to the change in pathway (it is now shorter and more efficient with fewer agencies involved during the patient

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