Live an independent life in your own home with the reassurance you need.

You First Wellbeing Service is designed for those who need some extra support to help them continue to live in their own home.

You First Wellbeing Co-ordinators work in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations to create a plan to help you achieve your personal goals which may include:
• Support to access care services • Support to access emergency and planned health care services
• Falls Assessment and Falls Prevention advice • Practical support and assistance when returning from hospital and residential care
• Advice on leisure and social activities • Advice and support to self-manage health and wellbeing
• Advice and support to prevent frailty, accidents and unplanned hospital admission

The service aims to support customers for up to 3 months to increase their independence. However, the service is based upon individual needs and goals and may support customers for longer if needed, or support them to find alternative longer terms support services.

Find out more

If you would like to find out more about the Wellbeing Service, please contact us.

How much does the service cost?

Sessions are available from £8.50 (½ hr) or £12.99 (1 hr)

The service aims to support customers to:
• Improve their health and wellbeing
• Maintain or improve their independence
• Access information, advice and support on care and support needs
• Make informed decisions, plans and arrangements to meet their care and support needs
• Improve personal safety and security within the home
• Access leisure and social activities

66-year-old Sandra Johnson, a SARH Independent Living customer, first turned to the Wellbeing team when severe arthritis made carrying out simple tasks around her home more difficult.

“They were marvellous when it came to helping me apply for several mobility aids,” she said.
Around a year ago, Sandra called on the support of the Wellbeing Service once again – this time to help her younger brother, Les, who moved into the same Independent Living Scheme after suffering a severe stroke.
Les added: “The Wellbeing Service has been a huge help in getting me settled here, it’s been a very difficult year but it has helped to ease many of our worries.”

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