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  • Date: 15/12/2023

Pictured: Revival team Kerry, Gill, Julie and Jay

Stoke-based home support provider works in partnership with local authority to review wellbeing support as part of new service mobilisation.

This month, Revival part of Honeycomb Group, have launched a new Wellbeing Support Service thanks to funding from Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

Launched on 1 December, the service aims to support people who are ready to leave hospital or people living in the community.

Stoke residents deemed as vulnerable by the new Integrated Discharge Support Hub based at Royal Stoke University Hospital, Adult Social Care, or the council’s emergency duty team will be referred for support.

The aim of the service is to help people live independently in their homes and communities for as long as possible. While helping to reduce hospital admissions and alleviate pressure faced by local NHS services. 

The locality has given the trusted support provider, who has been delivering support services for over 30 years, the reigns to shape and develop the service based on their knowledge and experience. Merging their existing hospital discharge, safe and well, and wellbeing service.

They’ll work together to continually assess local need and adapt the service to suit. 

Alongside the launch of the new service, Revival is also working in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent City Council and other voluntary providers to continually develop support services in the area.  

Pictured: Mel Dunn Director of Support and Wellbeing at Honeycomb Group

Director of Support and Wellbeing, Mel Dunn said the partnership is a great opportunity for Revival to share their knowledge and expertise to influence and improve services in the local area.

“We’re really pleased to launch the new service to support vulnerable people that live in our communities”, said Mel.

“It’s an amazing opportunity for the Revival team to share their experience, knowledge, and local connections to help inform the service and also further development of support in the area.”

Mel shared that she’s pleased to work alongside the council to launch another Honeycomb Group support service.

“Honeycomb Group are pleased to be working with the Council to shape and deliver services once again”, explained Mel.

“This new partnership builds on recent work with the local authority to provide safe accommodation for people experiencing domestic abuse, LGBTQ+ support for people impacted by homelessness, and access to housing and support for people impacted by psychoactive substances.

“In July, the Group also partnered with the local authority’s subsidiary company to help deliver their routine repairs in our homes.

“Honeycomb Group are a local organisation that champions local places and people, we’re proud to work closely with a neighbouring organisation that is boosting the local economy and bringing more opportunities to people living in our communities.”

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