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Rapid Response Service Glossary Term

A specific service designed to respond rapidly to prevent hospital admission or to facilitate early discharge.
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Reablement Glossary Term

Reablement is about helping people learn or relearn the skills they need for daily living - which they may have lost through the deterioration of their health and/or increased support needs - to help them gain more independence.
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Referral Glossary Term

A formal request for an assessment of a person's needs.
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Rehabilitation Work Glossary Term

Done to assist someone regain skills they may have lost through illness or disability. It helps them re-learn to do things they could previously do for themselves.
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Residential Accommodation Glossary Term

May take the form of either a nursing, or a residential care home, that provides 24 hr care to individuals who, on assessment, have been assessed as no longer being able to be supported at home. Residential accommodation can be either long or short stay.
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Respite Care Glossary Term

A service giving carers a break from their caring responsibilities by providing short term care to the cared-for-person in their own home or in a residential setting.
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Review Glossary Term

This can refer to re-assessment of service user's needs and issues, and consideration of the extent to which services are to meet the stated objectives, achieve the desired outcomes and respond to changes in circumstances or service criteria. Review may also refer to an organisational review.
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Risk Assessment Glossary Term

The assessment of a person's health, their safety, well being and their ability to manage essential daily routines and the impact this has on the individual, their carers and staff.
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