Reablement UK have secured working partnership with St Helens council to train 18 staff engaged on a Reablement Pilot Programme across the council.

The initial phase completed in february 2012 saw Reablement UK working to ensure staff have the necessary knowledge, skills and reablement techniques to safely, confidently and consistently reable individuals within their own homes, in up to 6 weeks.

The challenge is often one of ‘habit centres’ working to reset years of paternalistic front line practice, whilst reassuring staff that they do have transferrable knowledge and skills to build on their new Reablement working practices.

By undertaking the ‘Art of Reablement’ 2 day programme, staff

Designed and Authored by Reablement UK , The Art of Reablement is a 2 Day programme that meets this challenge.and is being used across the UK to ensure reablement success.

Delivered over 2 day sessions, including 1O core modules:-

  • Why Reable?
  • The Multidisciplinary Team
  • Effective Communication & embracing Reablement Documentation
  • The Person and their Environment
  • The Person and Long Term Conditions
  • Therapeutic Relationships
  • Therapeutic Skills – a must have for Reablement!
  • Assistive technology and Reablement
  • Positive Risk Taking and Risk Factors
  • Safeguarding within Reablement.


Through a varied programme of learning methods – group exercises, presentations, case studies and discussion The Art of Reablement provides a solid learning programme for todays’s Reablement Worker.
** The 2 Day programme of work can be tailored to meet any additional requirements your local Authority, PCT or organisation may require.


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