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Prevention and Early Intervention services

Prevention and Early Intervention Services

We are aware that people have better outcomes when they are supported to remain as independent as possible in and by their communities. Our Prevention and Early Intervention Services' aim is to help people manage themselves independently, and to prevent, delay or reduce the need for individuals to require additional services.

The teams which currently form part of the Prevention and Early Intervention Service include:

Provides short term care support to people in their own homes, encouraging independence and helping to learn new ways of managing tasks.

More information about reablement

Work with adults who are deafblind, deaf, hard of hearing, registered severely sight impaired, sight impaired or experiencing vision loss. Providing advice, mobility, orientation and daily living skills training for people.

More information about Sensory Services

Can loan assistive technology to support the independence and safety of people living in Cambridgeshire. They also provide guidance, training and advice to individuals, carers and professionals.

More information about Technology Enabled Care

Provides practical support to facilitate recovery and overcome barriers preventing people from the activities (or occupations) that matter to them. The team undertake minor adaptions, functional assessments and issue equipment and small aids.

More information about Occupational Therapy

Provide information and advice to those requiring support, building an action plan to support outcomes and referring on to other agencies. Supporting all ages with initial information, advice and applications for Welfare Benefits.

Respond to telecare alerts and people who need non-emergency assistance 24 hours 7 days a week, supporting with falls, personal care and reassurance.

More information about the Enhanced Response Service on the Technology Enabled Care webpage

Our assessment team provide statutory social care assessments and carers assessments for individuals who are new to adult social care service

Our services will support when you are first in contact with the council, needing short term support or following referral from another professional or hospital admission.

Telephone: 0345 045 5202
9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Resources to support you to stay independent within your home

Concerns around falling, mobility or a recent fall. Staying fit and healthy and keeping active

Support around the house

Support to look after yourself or others