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.

Or download a referral form: click here

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

After his parents passed away, a move to specialist accommodation could have been a difficult experience for Martin without the help of the SARH You First Wellbeing Service.

Now the 57 year old, who lives with learning difficulties, is happily settled in and the wellbeing service still plays a huge role in his life. Christine Sherwood, SARH Wellbeing Co-ordinator, explained how they started by assisting Martin with packing and now continue to provide 15-hours-a week support.

In addition to liaising with other support services, Christine calls in every day to take Martin to medical appointments and to ensure he takes his medication, ensuring he can safely retain his independence. They also take walks together and Martin has joined the gym, losing 5 stone and feeling fitter as a result.

Martin added "Christine’s visits are one of the best parts of the day and I don’t know what I would do without her."

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