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IASH Reablement

A jointly funded multi-disciplinary Intermediate Care Service with a primary role of promoting independence in people 18+ including those with mild to moderate mental health issues.  The service can be provided at home or within an intermediate care unit.

The Reablement Service is provided free of charge for people who are 18 and over and able to benefit from input within a limited timeframe.

The goal is to maximise independence whilst minimising dependency on ongoing services. Service Users will be supported to retain or regain functional abilities. Therapy technician and intermediate care support workers will assist the Service User to follow a therapy programme to be reviewed by lead therapist.

Intervention will vary in length in line with individual need and could be as little as a few days.   The service is aimed at maximising independence for those people who want to be independent and are willing to work with us to achieve this.


Professionals in the Team:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Nurses
  • A Community Psychiatric Nurse
  • Assistant Practitioners
  • Intermediate Care Support Workers


Aims Of The Service:

  • To prevent inappropriate admission to acute hospital care
  • To facilitate timely hospital discharge
  • To prevent unnecessary admission to 24 hour care
  • To enable people to remain in their own home environment
  • To prevent the need for long term domiciliary care packages


Accessing The Service

You can be referred by any professional involved in your care for example:

  • General Practitioner
  • Nurse
  • Social Care
  • Voluntary Agency
  • Hospital

Or you can self refer via the Council Contact Centre on 01744 676600


Contact Details:

Address: - Sims House, Bradlegh Road, Newton Le Willows, St Helens, Merseyside WA12 8RA

Telephone - 01744 624125

Registered Manager - Barry Harrison-Davey - Barryharrison-davey@sthelens.gov.uk

Support Manger - Sue Lythgoe - Susanlythgoe@sthelens.gov.uk