Tag Archives: Homecare Reablement

Independence in Older Adults: on the Role of Time-Limited Home-Care Reablement Services (Cochrane Database)

Summary A recent systematic review investigated the outcomes reported for reablement (restorative care) services delivered as home-care services for older adults at risk of functional decline. Reablement services of this type are often time-limited (between six to twelve weeks duration) … Continue reading

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Effective Commissioning of Domiciliary Care (LGiU)

Summary The Local Government Information Unit (LGiU)’s report on home care, entitled “Outcomes matter: effective commissioning in domiciliary care”, summarises results from a recent survey of social care departments and addresses widely held concerns about the “time-task” culture of service … Continue reading

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The Home Cure (Demos)

Summary The Coalition Government has emphasised the importance integration between health and social care. Reablement programmes offer the potential for people to recover at home rather than in hospital. This Demos “Home Cure” report examines whether out-patient home care programmes … Continue reading

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