Progress for Providers Checking your progress in delivering person-centred support that promotes independence, wellbeing and self reliance (reablement)


The tool is designed for any organisation that enables people to be more independent. This may include very short term support, often described as ‘reablement’, as well as longer term support that reduces paid support in a person’s life over time.

The standards it includes are based on the principles described in ‘A New Reablement Journey’ and has been developed as a result of a number of organisations implementing those principles coming together to share their learning and shape what best practice looks like.

Web resources

Michael Smull, a series of films on each person-centred thinking tool

Social Care TV: Prevention: Reablement

Free Downloads

SCIE At a glance 56: Making the move to delivering reablement
SCIE Research Briefing 36: Reablement: a cost-effective route to better outcomes