The Language of Reablement

The aim of this session is to raise awareness of the features and the impact reablement language can have when working with clients to maintain or regain abilities. Through applied examples and the opportunity to practice using reablement language, participants will increase their knowledge and understanding of the important role language has when supporting someone to retain their independence. 

Click the images below to open the presentation and the support documents individually, or click the .zip file link to download all the files together.

The bitesize presentation
Bitesize presentation
Facilitators guide to support the bitesize presentation
Facilitators guide
Communication activity for support workers
Communication activity
Communication activity for service coordinators
Communication activity
Communication activity for regional assessment services
Communication activity
Communication activity for intake staff
Communication activity

The Facilitator’s Guide for module 2 and support documents will help presenters to deliver this presentation with ease. Just click the images above to download the PDFs and print them out to have a support resource when presenting. You can also use the links below to download the support documents.

Communication Activity sheets – print out as many copies as needed. One for each group or one per person as a guide. For Support Workers. For Service Coordinators. For Regional Assessment Services. For Intake staff.

Feedback sheet – print out as many copies as needed. One for each group or one per person as a guide.

Download all the session 2 files in a Zip file here

We value your feedback and suggestions. Please have your group complete this sheet after each session. Keep one copy for your reference and forward another copy to for our continued improvement of these resources.

Other modules in the bitesize series:

Here are some other Bitesize presentations that you may find useful to download and present to your organisation
  • Older man and support working in the kitchen
    What and Why of Wellness and Reablement
    The aim of this session is to enhance the understanding of the participants as to why a wellness and reablement approach increases the opportunity for clients to regain or maintain abilities, thereby improving their prospects of staying as independent as possible for longer. 
  • Older mans hands holding a cane
    Everything you do for me; You take from me
    How often do you think about the demands and benefits of activities you do every day? There is a lot of complexity involved in getting dressed, driving the car, writing a shopping list or just going for a walk.This session encourages you to think about the activities we do every day, and how they can meet clients physical, cognitive and social needs for health and wellness.
  • elderly lady sitting with crutches
    Working with Clients and low risk assistive technology
    The aim of this session is to enhance participants understanding of Assistive Technology (AT), their role in supporting clients to use low risk AT, and how low risk AT combined with a wellness and reablement approach provides greater opportunities for older people to remain living independently at home.
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