Improving how we care for and support people to regain confidence and independence at home
Health and Social Care in Southwark have been looking at how they currently provide urgent and short term care and support to:
They would like to hear from people and their carers who live in Southwark and their representatives who have experienced the following types of short term health and social care rehabilitation and reablement services at home.
Usually urgent support is provided within 2 to 24 hours and for up to five days. Short term rehabilitation and reablement support is provided within two days and for up to six weeks (in some longer term cases it can be up to 12 weeks). These services include: @home, Enhanced Rapid Response, Reablement Services, Supported Discharge Team, Early Supported Discharge for stroke clients, Double Handed Project, Community Rehabilitation and Falls Team, Community Rehab Neuro Service.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust (GSTT) and Southwark Adult Social Care will be holding an engagement event in January to share their work and thinking so far and to gain service user and carer input into shaping future changes.
If you would like to join them and / or know of people who would be interested in sharing their thoughts and experiences, please contact Tim Miller, Southwark Adult Social Care.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, London SE5 0HF
Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).
Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle
Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45