Please find answers below to some of the most asked questions about KeepAble in general. If you have other questions you wish answered, or have any further feedback, please use our contact us form.

General FAQ about KeepAble

Here are some general questions we get asked about KeepAble. If you have any other questions, please feel free to send them through our ‘Contact us’ form.
  • Please view our introduction video here to find out all about KeepAble.

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  • You will be the first to know about any new KeepAble resources. We might ask for your feedback on any new projects from time to time. If you are interested in working with us to create new resources or have any ideas for us, let us know in the comment box. 

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  • Wellness and reablement is for anyone who wants to maintain or improve wellbeing and independence. Wellness and reablement is an inclusive approach irrespective of a person’s age, capacity, diagnosis, or setting. If you are seeking care at home, wellness and reablement should be considered first.

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  • Keep Able is continuously growing to meet the needs of the CHSP providers. We currently have training resources for RAS assessors highlighting the importance of active assessments and the observations that may lead to an allied health referral.  KeepAble – See and Hear – Home assessment analysis 

    We are also developing bite-sized professional development sessions around wellness and reablement. (Click the link below to go to session 1).

    If you have any ideas or topics you would like to see, complete the ‘Count Me in Form’ and add your suggestions in the comment box. 

    Bite size professional development sessions

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Find the resources you need on KeepAble

Check out our ‘Links to resources‘ page here to find all our free and available downloadable resources.   

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Resources for Homecare Providers

Here are some useful resources to help your organisation deliver Wellness and Reablement.
  • Planning for the delivery of Wellness and reablement within an organisation
    Where are you on Wellness and Reablement delivery?
    The maturity of Wellness and Reablement approaches varies between providers. Consumers, assessors, and providers are all at different stages of their journey. See what our guide says about the actions at each level.
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    Preparing your annual wellness and reablement report
    Compiling your annual wellness and reablement report requires preparation and ensuring you have collected the right data.
  • Group discussing Wellness and reablement implementation
    It’s time to get serious about goal setting
    For those accessing aged care supports, setting goals and planning towards achieving them provides the person a voice, making them and what they wish to achieve the focal point of the support being provided.
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    Rethinking Group Social Support
    Many of the individuals who join group social activities within CHSP social centres have previously created and belonged to a ‘social life‘ of their choice which may have been comprised of a social network of one other person or have been a network of many.
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    Group Social Support – It starts with a conversation
    Initial conversations undertaken with clients need to explore how they previously socialised, what prevents them from returning to previous activities, how long has it been, and how they envisage their social network to look in the future.
  • Guide to writing support plans
    A support plan provides guidance to clients and support staff so they can work together to achieve the clients’ goals.
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    Assistive Technology Essentials (Part one)
    The aim of this guide is to build awareness and knowledge among Commonwealth Home Support Programme
    (CHSP) service providers and the broader aged care sector of the benefits of Assistive Technology (AT) and the role it plays as part of a wellness and reablement service delivery approach with improved outcomes for older people.
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    Assistive Technology Essentials (Part two)
    Assistive Technology Essentials Part 2 is a guide for consumers, families, practitioners, and the home support sector that support them. Based on the best available evidence and extensive practice knowledge, this resource is a valuable knowledge translation tool in the rapidly evolving landscape of assistive technology.
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    KeepAble resources to download
    This page provides links to all our resources for download on one page. We do suggest reading the supporting articles however to gain a true understanding of the accompanying resource.
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    Support workers guide to equipment (Assistive Technology)
    Learn how low-level assistive technology can help maximise independence, especially for home care clients.
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    Measuring client outcomes
    At the very core of embedding a culture of wellness and reablement is a shift for organisations in how they measure success. 
  • Assessment meeting for a client
    Essential steps for successful coaching
    We review some steps so you can provide an effective coaching session to support workers within your organisation.
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    Making choices, finding solutions
    This guide has been developed so people can make informed decisions when choosing assistive technology and home modification solutions.