Bringing your home to life

We're Revival, the local home repairs and support specialist for Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Derbyshire and surrounding areas.

Our Services

We believe a home should be the place where you feel your best. We offer a range of services in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Derbyshire and surrounding areas. From trusted home repairs and adaptations, to support to help people feel settled after a hospital stay. We put our heart into our work to help you put heart back into the home. Whatever your need, our team is here for you.

Revival Repair Team

We can provide affordable, trusted repair services from a friendly tradesperson who can get the job done right.

Revival Repairs Team

Volunteer Network

You can make a positive change to your life and someone else’s by giving up an hour or two of your time.

Volunteer Network

Home support service

Preventing anti-social behaviour in North Staffordshire

Home Support Service

Wellbeing Support Service

Helping vulnerable people live independently for as long as possible.

Wellbeing support service

Independent Living Service

From claiming benefits to getting connected to your community, we care and are ready to help.

Independent living service

Our Feedback

We put our heart into our work to help you put the heart back into your home. But don’t just take our word for it.

"From start to finish, both Revival staff and their contractors were very efficient and tidy! I give them 10 out of 10!"

Wet room conversion - Home Improvement Management Service Customer

"I am very thankful to have my volunteer, I really enjoy having someone to talk to. I look forward to her visiting every week, it’s great to have a bit of company and somebody to help with my bills."

Revival Befriending customer - Befriending Service

"After five months I walked up my steps into the garden and felt such independence. Such pleasant staff to talk to and deal with. Words aren’t enough."

External hand and grab rails - Revival Repair Team Customer
Our Latest

News and Updates

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Revival set to host volunteering roadshow
Revival’s volunteering team are set to host a roadshow for people to find out more about services and volunteer opportunities.
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Revival for Revival home improvement and support agency
After 12 months of asking lots of questions to our customers, partners and staff we are making a change.
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Support staff given free detectors to help combat Staffordshire’s silent killer.
We've been given a free batch of carbon monoxide detectors to use when visiting older people’s home in Staffordshire to help combat the silent killer.
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Revival expands services into Derbyshire
Our new Independent Living Service starts in the Derbyshire Dales and Erewash on 1 November 2019
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My volunteering story - Tracy
Over the next month, we’re celebrating all our volunteers across Honeycomb Group. This week the spotlight is on our volunteers at Revival and Tracy who is one of our Getting Connected volunteers.
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Working to get patients home from hospital
We've been working hard to get patients home from hospital during the global pandemic.
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Revival’s Derby service steps up to help ease NHS pressures
Revival’s Independent Living Service has supported over 430 customers with welfare calls, arranging community alarms and helping people who have fallen in their homes
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Revival helps man made homeless during COVID pandemic
Derek* was admitted to hospital after an incident at his home. Hospital staff raised concerns over his wellbeing – he was in his 70s, struggling to care for his step mum.
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Revival help Derbyshire man feel safer in own home
Over the last 6 months, his mobility and balance has deteriorated. His feet have also swollen, meaning he’s at high risk of falling in his home, which was making him anxious and feel unsafe.
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Hospital Support team helps woman left homeless after relationship breakdown
Our Hospital Support team met Daisy* in hospital. She had diabetes and her previous relationship had just ended, leading her to drink more, which had affected her health quite badly.
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New service to help people stay safe and well in their homes
We’ve launched a new service to help vulnerable people stay safe and well in their homes during this COVID-19 pandemic.
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Revival help free up hundreds of hospital bed spaces during COVID pandemic
The team have been working to make sure people are safe at home and reduce the number of people in hospitals.
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Revival and befriender helps save day for woman left without heating and electrics
Last month, Mrs Jones called her befriender to say her electric and heating had stopped working. Her quick-thinking volunteer called Revival straight away to see how we could help.
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A day in the life of Bridget, Community Wellbeing Worker
Bridget talks us through an average day working in our Welfare Checks Service Team, visiting vulnerable adults and helping signpost them to local support.
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Revival’s falls recovery service invaluable for Derbyshire’s residents
Since January, our Derbyshire Dales and Erewash Falls Recovery service has helped customers over 152 times after a fall in their homes.
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Welfare Checks help self-isolating Ted feel safe in his home
Our Welfare Checks Service has helped Ted* feel safer in his own home during the pandemic.
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Revival supports couple to make their home safe
George and Penny from Stone were both taken into hospital days before Christmas. The couple, who are both 80 years old, have lived together for decades but were taken to different hospitals and separated.
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Revival celebrates Student Volunteer Week
This student volunteer week we want to say a massive thank you to all the students who've been involved with our services.
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Support for hard of hearing Rosie
Rosie* was referred to Revival after being discharged from hospital. She had difficulties hearing, so we arranged a home visit to do the assessment.
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Safer home and over £1k saved for Derbyshire man
Ken* needed a community alarm in his new flat. When we visited we found multiple trip hazards, unpaid bills and debts.
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“Godsend” Welfare Checks service comes to an end
We’re taking a look back and celebrating the achievements of our North Staffordshire Welfare Checks, which helped dozens of vulnerable adults during the lockdowns.
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“Peace of mind” with Falls Recovery for 76-year-old Margaret
Margaret was referred to our Falls Recovery Service after falling more than 40 times in her Derbyshire Dales home.
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Befriender helped Jean “keep going” during pandemic
Jean and her volunteer befriender, Hannah, used to meet up every week. When the pandemic hit, the two looked for new ways to keep in touch and support each other.
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My volunteering story – Rea
Rea has volunteered as a befriender for over a year, despite never actually meeting her customer, Margaret.
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Thank you to all our volunteers!
It’s Volunteers Week and we want to say a massive thank you to everyone who’s given up their time this year to help support our customers.
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Falls service saves Mary from another 4-hour wait on floor
Revival's Derby team save customer from another 4-hour wait after falling in home.
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Home Support Team help Brian stay safe and well at home after mental and physical health struggles
Home Support Team help Brian stay safe and well at home after mental and physical health struggles
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72-year-old Harpreet isn’t home alone during five-hour ambulance wait
Harpreet, who lives in Erewash, had been independent for most of her life. Due to a back problem, her mobility and confidence had deteriorated and a couple of weeks ago she had a fall. Without any family or friends nearby Harpreet called our Falls Recovery Team through her pendant alarm.
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“He has given so much for our country, it was an honour to support him”
Revival Support Worker Jayne, visited former veteran and customer Horace after discharge: “When I first visited Horace at home, I was concerned. I found him sleeping in his living room on an uncomfortable chair and he told me he was struggling to manage.”
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New service launches to support vulnerable adults or carers with COVID-19
We’ve launched a new COVID-19 check-in service. Launched on 1 October 2021 and running until 31 March 2022 the service will support vulnerable adults and carers who have COVID-19 in the Staffordshire Moorlands, Loggerheads, Madeley, Blythe Bridge and Eccleshall areas.
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Our independent living service helps customer Eugene make his home safe, sound and full of life again
Revival | When Eugene came to us, he was at breaking point and didn’t know where else to turn. He’d had a long history with PTSD as an ex-army officer. Support Worker Jan stepped in to help.
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Telephone befriending restores confidence and reduces isolation for Revival customers and volunteers
Our befriending service helps customers feel their best and makes an empty house feel more like a home.
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Home from Hospital service helps customer Doris live happier and healthier at home
Revival Support Worker Rebecca discovered that Doris had been relying on her cleaner for support such as paying bills and food shopping. Her cleaner had recently had to stop this support so Doris had began to struggle.
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Home Support service helps customer Ivy adjust to living with cancer at home
Our Home Support Service helps local people like customer Ivy feel their best at home. We recently received a referral from adult social care to support Ivy who was struggling with a cancer diagnosis. Support Worker Sharon stepped in and helped put a plan in place to allow Ivy to live independently at home.
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Vital partnership releases bed spaces and relieves pressure at Royal Stoke Hospital
Revival and Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank have partnered together to help people return home safely from hospital and stay well at home. The partnership provides tailored support including medication deliveries, food parcels, emotional support and other essentials.
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Our Home Support service continues to support vulnerable people this winter thanks to midlands charity grant
Thanks to a £500 charity grant, we're able to carry on helping local people waiting to leave hospital.
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The team at Revival received a referral to support customer Chen who was returning home from hospital after a fall. He was being discharged with a hospital bed so needed our help moving furniture. Support Worker Sharon stepped in to help Chen return home from hospital.
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Support Worker Jessica prevents future hospital admissions for customer Abe
Customer Abe fell at home. He was undiscovered for a long time and was admitted to hospital. His fall seriously impacted his overall health and was referred to Revival for help.
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Home Support Officer Mark helps customer Lech home from hospital thanks to the kindness of a colleague
Customer Lech and his wife came to the UK from Poland over 15 years ago. After both working throughout their lives, Lech’s health deteriorated and was admitted to hospital. He was referred to Revival from Royal Stoke Hospital to help him return home safely. Home Support Officer Mark was able to provide support to Lech with a little help from his colleague Sabina.
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Student Volunteers Week: Keele University medical student Jessica helps customers in hospital
Student volunteers week: Keele University medical student Jessica helps customers in hospital as part of her work placement. Find out what she's been up to this week.
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“My mum is as safe as possible in her own home thanks to Revival”
92-year-old customer Alice lives alone in the picturesque but remote Amber Valley. She was living independently at home until her son’s health deteriorated meaning he couldn’t visit as often as he would like.
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“Revival helped to boost my confidence and made me feel more motivated at home”
Customer Carl was referred to Revival after he was admitted to hospital with pancreatitis. He wasn’t coping with his mental health and was struggling to manage his finances. Our Home Support Service stepped in to help Carl return from hospital and live independently at home.
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“I was struggling with the loss of my wife and debts of nearly £90,000 before Revival stepped in and helped me see a way out.”
78-year-old Jason was living in the Erewash area. He was referred to our Derbyshire Independent Living Service after struggling to manage his finances with nearly £90,000 worth of debt and was grieving the loss of his wife.
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Hilary can now live independently at home thanks to advice from Revival’s Home Support Service
Customer Hilary was referred to Revival as part of our Home Support Service in Stafford South. She needed help getting her food shopping after returning home from hospital and recovering from a broken hip.
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Funding will stop vulnerable people having to choose between heating and eating
Revival have been awarded funding to support vulnerable people leaving hospital in Stoke-on-Trent. The £800 funding provided by Stoke-on-Trent City Council will provide essential supplies to make sure people are warm in their homes during winter and the start of spring.
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Baron Davenport’s Charity funding helps customer Paula feel her best at home again
Paula was referred to Revival after being admitted to the Royal Stoke Hospital due to anxiety and alcohol abuse.  After treatment she was ready to be discharged from hospital but her financial situation meant she had no access to food or essentials meaning she couldn’t go home.
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Homeless customer Robin can now live independently thanks to Revival’s Home Support Service
Customer Robin was referred to Revival after a stay in hospital. He was due to be discharged but was currently homeless with nowhere to stay and no access to any food.
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“I’m more confident and motivated thanks to Revival.”
Customer Edna needed help settling in at home after recovering from a broken hip in hospital. Our Home Support Team helped Enda make sure she had everything she needed to feel her best at home again.
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Revival expands into Cheshire East
We're launching a new service to help older people regain confidence and reconnect with their community after COVID-19 in Cheshire East.
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New approach supports hospital leavers most at risk in Staffordshire
Revival is taking a new approach to supporting customers at home by making health and wellbeing a priority.
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Free fall prevention assessments to reduce hospital admissions
Revival are completing home fall prevention assessments to make sure people in Stoke-on-Trent are safe in their homes.
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Volunteer Carol supports lonely people going weeks without seeing others in Stoke-on-Trent
Volunteer Carol supports lonely and isolated people across Stoke-on-Trent in their homes. She donates her time by chatting to vulnerable people who otherwise wouldn’t have any human contact.
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Derbyshire Independent Living Service goes the extra mile for grieving customer Derek
78-year-old Derek was struggling to deal with the loss of his wife. Living in the Derbyshire Dales he didn’t have any close family or friends around him and admitted that he wasn’t coping.
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No distance is too far when it comes to supporting and reassuring our customer’s loved ones
Earlier this month, we helped Isle of Wight resident Craig, help his parents safely return home from a hospital 200 miles away.
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Vital partnership provides 400 vulnerable hospital leavers with supplies
Revival and local charity have partnered to provide over 400 food parcels to patients leaving hospital.
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Falls recovery service relieves ambulance service pressure in Derbyshire
Derbyshire falls recovery service is helping people who have fallen at home. The team support those without injury back on​to their feet again, who would otherwise have to wait for an ambulance.
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Falls Recovery Service helps isolated customer stuck on the floor for four hours
72-year-old David, who lives in Amber Valley, was referred to Revival after falling in his living room and finding himself unable to get up.
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“I’d be lost without Revival’s Home Support Service”
55-year-old Sharon came to Revival after her health declined. A long stay in hospital during treatment meant Sharon’s mobility had drastically reduced. Revival was contacted and Community Home Support Worker Beccy helped Sharon return safely home from hospital.
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Volunteer thanks Revival’s Befriending Service for changing his life
Volunteer Max thanks home improvement support specialist Revival for volunteering opportunities which 'changed his life'.
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Want to know what it's like to work for Revival? Mark shares his career journey
This year Mark was successfully promoted to Home Support Team Leader after working for Revival for over 6 years. We caught up with him to hear about his incredible career journey so far.
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New CEO at Honeycomb Group
Julie Guildford Smith has been appointed as Chief Executive at Stoke-based Honeycomb Group. Currently Strategic Director of Housing at Birmingham City Council, Julie will step into the new role next month (Monday 5 December 2022); taking over the helm from Diane Thompson who has served the business for over 30 years.
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Revival’s Reconnect Service: helping over 55s in Cheshire East reconnect with their local community
Sandra came to the service because she was anxious about leaving her house. Community Home Support Worker Sarah helped bring life back into Sandra’s home.
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Revival’s Reconnect Service: helping over 55s in Cheshire East reconnect with their local community
Amanda from Nantwich was referred to the service because she needed help living independently at home.
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Revival’s Reconnect Service: helping over 55s in Cheshire East reconnect with their local community
Jennifer came to the service because she felt isolated at home and had been battling with her mental health. Alongside that, her mobility had reduced and being alone at home for long periods of time was having an impact on her overall wellbeing.
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Helping local people home from hospital in time for Christmas
This winter our trusted team is on a mission to help local people at Royal Stoke University Hospital return home safely in time for Christmas. Our dedicated Home Support Team, who are based at the hospital, help the ward staff discharge patients home by connecting them to essentials like food, water, heating, electricity and medication. They also make sure their homes are safe to be discharged to.
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£50m energy fund will help keep homes warm for hospital leavers in Stoke-on-Trent
A £50m national fund, announced by the National Grid in October, will help Stoke-on-Trent hospital leavers heat their homes this winter. Part of the sum has been awarded to Revival.
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Meet Support Worker Becky who is helping connect over 55s to their local community again
Last year Revival launched a new service in Cheshire East. Since then we've been helping rebuild the confidence of people over 55 after the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet Support Worker Becky who is helping to make that happen.
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My home is safe and secure thanks to Revival
If you’ve been discharged from hospital and need help from carers or support workers, you might be left wondering ‘is it safe to let them into my home?’ Read more to discover the perfect solution.
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We're freeing up bed spaces by providing patients needing care in the community with a secure access solution
A third of all our referrals in December were patients needing to give care providers access to their home. With rising pressure facing the NHS here's how we're supporting Royal Stoke to free up bed spaces.
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Additional funding from Stoke-on-Trent City Council will help vulnerable hospital leavers stay warm this winter
We've been awarded additional funding to keep Stoke-on-Trent residents warm at home after leaving hospital. With cold homes estimated to cost NHS England £857m each year read how we're supporting our local hospital with winter pressures.
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Our repairs team reveals how we get our trusted status
We understand why the thought of having repair or adaptation work done at home can make older people feel uneasy. Our repairs team reveal what gives them their 'trusted' status.
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Vital Derbyshire service helping over 55s live independently at home is extended for another year
Our independent living service supports over 55s to live safely in their own homes and in the last year has been a lifeline to 485 customers. We're excited to announce that it's been extended for another year!
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New service supports over a hundred people identified as ‘most vulnerable’ in Stoke-on-Trent in just three months
Revival’s Safe and Well Check’s service is helping to check in on residents living in the community who have been identified as ‘vulnerable’ by social workers or locality connectors.
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Training the next generation of doctors during a national shortage
Revival creates opportunities for aspiring doctors to experience the realities of hospital and the patient’s journey after discharge to prepare them for a career as a doctor.
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Derbyshire mum balances supporting son with giving back to her local community
Joanne joined our Independent Living team in November and says the last five months and the move to Revival have been priceless. It's given her the flexibility to have both a thriving career as well as being a proud mum. Read her story.
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Celebrating our Cheshire East service that supported over 80 people to reconnect with their communities after the pandemic
A Revival service that supported people to live independently in their homes and community will sadly come to an end this April after successfully supporting nearly 100 people in the last year.
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Residents are ‘warm, safe, and well’ thanks to Revival
We launched our Warm Homes Project in December last year offering help and support to vulnerable people whose health could be at risk because of rising utility prices. Hear from one of our customers to see how it helped them.
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To me, to you: meet the team muscling together to reduce hospital discharge times in Staffordshire
This month staff across our Revival trusted teams have rallied together to further support patients being discharged from local hospitals. Read more to find out how.
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Hassan's Story
Home Support Service helps customer Hassan from being readmitted into hospital
This month Revival helped local resident Hassan who had been in and out of hospital after having a stroke. His condition left him unable to work and with a reduced income as a result.
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“I was on my knees, but I’m in a better place thanks to Revival”
Nicholas Castle, from Sandbach was a former Policeman and public speaker. He previously led a very busy life, but after a relationship breakdown he lost his way. Read how Revival helped him to get to a better place.
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‘When I needed an Angel, God sent me Revival’
72-year-old Albert was referred to Revival after being in and out of hospital. Ward staff had previously made him well enough to be discharged home, but each time he was eventually brought him back into hospital. Read how Revival stepped in to prevent any further readmissions.
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A carer in need: Revival steps in to help carer look after his bed-bound wife
Earlier this year Revival stepped in to support a carer that was temporarily unable to care for his wife helping to prevent a stay in costly respite care.
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“I didn’t want to go into hospital, but thanks to the support I received from Revival I’m so glad I did”
71-year-old woman praises the help of Revival for helping her live independently at home after a hospital stay.
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Volunteers week: a thank you to all our amazing volunteers
This volunteers week Head of Wellbeing and Support, Julie Russell pays tribute to those people and says they would’ve been lost without their help.
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Revival team step-in to prevent unnecessary hospital stay
Last month, Revival tradesmen stepped in to help Royal Stoke Hospital patient Pauline* return home, preventing a needless weekend stay. Service Team Leader Mark says the selfless actions of his team could have potentially saved the NHS £1,600 in one hour.
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'People over 55 need to protect themselves from the fatal sun'
Service Team Leader, Mark Cliffe shares how the sun is too much for many and is riskier for someone who's older or who has health problems. His important guidance could help prevent you or a loved one from getting seriously ill this summer.
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Hospital support worker Nadia shares what it’s like to work at Royal Stoke Hospital to celebrate 75 years of the NHS
Nadia Mirza, a Revival Hospital Support Worker, is this week celebrating the National Health Service’s 75th birthday on 5 July, by sharing what her role has been like at Royal Stoke hospital over the last 8 years.
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Celebrating a county hospital service that helped to discharge over 750 people home from hospital
This month Revival is waving goodbye to our hospital discharge service in Stafford that helped ward staff to discharge patients safely home from hospital. To commemorate we're celebrating the achievements of our staff and service as it comes to an end.
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"I feel empowered and more in control of my mental health thanks to Revival"
Last month our Safe and Well team made sure a local woman with mental health needs was safe at home after she'd not been seen in days. Thanks to the support from the team the woman feels empowered and more in control of her life. Support Worker Kerry explains.
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