Reclaiming independence; Southport Care Home launches reablement care for residents

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Reclaiming independence; Southport Care Home launches reablement care for residents


Here at Dovehaven Residential Home, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new reablement care program! Designed specifically for younger residents aged 50 and above, this program caters to individuals who have recently experienced a physical or mental illness and require support in regaining their independence.

What is Reablement Care?

Reablement is a short-term, goal-oriented approach to care that focuses on empowering residents to rediscover their abilities and return to living as independently as possible. Through a personalised care plan, our dedicated team works alongside residents to identify their individual needs and create a program that fosters a sense of achievement and self-reliance.

Benefits of Reablement Care:

  • Improved Physical and Mental Wellbeing: Reablement care encourages residents to participate in activities that enhance their physical strength, cognitive function, and overall well-being. This can include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and tailored exercise programs.
  • Increased Confidence and Self-Esteem: By regaining skills and independence, residents experience a boost in confidence and self-esteem. This sense of accomplishment is crucial for a positive outlook and a smoother transition back to independent living.
  • Reduced Length of Stay: Reablement is a time-limited program designed to get residents back on their feet quickly and efficiently. This not only benefits residents but also allows us to welcome new individuals seeking support on their road to recovery.

Why Dovehaven?

Dovehaven Residential Home provides a warm and welcoming environment specifically designed to support the reablement journey. The Rest Home is a stunning victorian villa, located in the heart of Southport. Ideally situated with access to the town’s key shopping and recreational areas. Our team of highly qualified and compassionate professionals are dedicated to creating a personalised plan that caters to each resident’s unique needs and goals.

A unique feature of the home is the resident’s kitchen, which is accessible for residents who are receiving reablement care. The kitchen is fully fitted with a sink, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge and washing machine. The functional space is designed to support with resident’s journey’s back to independent living.

A small functional kitchen with white cupboards, sink, microwave and washing machine
Resident’s kitchen, complete with sink, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge and washing machine.

Another notable feature of the home is the help yourself style breakfast bar. As well as daily home cooked meals from our kitchen, residents at the home can enjoy a breakfast bar that is always stocked with cereals and fruit. It is up to the resident when and where they want to eat and spend their time. Residents on their journey back to independent living will benefit from the flexible care that is offered by our amazing team.

We understand that experiencing a physical or mental illness can be a challenging time. Our reablement program offers a supportive and encouraging environment where residents can build confidence, regain independence, and pave the way for a fulfilling future.

If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about our reablement care program, please don’t hesitate to contact Dovehaven Residential Home today. We’re here to help you take the first steps back to independent living.


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