Age needs one voice. Now it has:
Age Cymru is the new force combining Age Concern Cymru and
Help the Aged in Wales. Age Cymru is a member of the Age UK family.
The Welsh Reablement Alliance is an umbrella organisation for professional associations, voluntary sector partners and care providers who provide reablement services in Wales.
We believe that by speaking with a united voice on reablement, we can give a clear indication of what is needed to improve reablement provision.
The Alliance is comprised of:
The College of Occupational Therapists
The Stroke Association In Wales
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Care & Repair Cymru
MS Society Cymru
The Carers Trust
United Kingdom Home Care Association
At heart, reablement is about helping people to do things for themselves to maximise their ability to live life as independently as possible.
It’s about supporting the whole person – addressing their physical, social and emotional needs.
It’s an outcome-focused, personalised approach, whereby the person using the service sets their own goals and is supported by a reablement team to achieve them over a limited period.
It focuses on what people can do, rather than what they can’t, and aims to reduce or minimise the need for ongoing support after reablement.
Below you can find recent publications produced by the Welsh Reablement Alliance
Welsh Reablement Alliance information leaflet
Welsh Reablement Alliance Case Studies leaflet - English
Welsh Reablement Alliance Case Studies leaflet - Cymraeg
Social Services (Wales) Bill Consultation response - WRA
WRA response to National Assembly for Wales Health and Social Care Committee's inquiry into Residential Care Dec 2011
Ed Bridges, Chair
Ruth Crowder, Vice-Chair,
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