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Attend ABI




Location and Contact details


11-13 Cavendish Square
London
Greater London
W1G 0AN

Telephone: 0207 307 2570

Email: kieran.lowe@attend.org.uk

http://www.attend.org.uk/projects/attend-abi

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service
vocational rehabilitation service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Jan 5, 2013

Further Details

Attend ABI is a service designed to support adults who have an acquired and non-progressive brain injury. It aims to support individuals to build confidence particularly through the development of new experiences and networks. The service is aimed at clients who have substantially completed their medical rehabilitation but who do not feel ready, or need additional support, to engage meaningfully with their local community.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Day Activities yes no yes yes
Information yes no yes yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no yes yes
Vocational Support yes no yes yes
Voluntary Activity yes no yes yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

Comply with DWP Work Choice programme delivery requirements
Linked with:
Friends of Attend ABI
ABIL Vocational Neuro Network
Headway South East London/North West kent

Referrals can be made by

GP no
Consultant no
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

- Job centre
Right to control Disability employment advisor
Local council

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS nonoyes
Social Care Services noyesno
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services nonoyes

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)
yes Charitably funded (no payment required)

- Personal Budgets
Job centre via Work Choice employment programme

Typical duration that a service is offered

Employment support - 24 - 48 weeks
Voluntary positions - on-going
ATW support in work - 6 weeks to 1 year
Social activities - on-going


This Service was mapped by ABI London. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

HELP GETTING BACK TO WORK

[Code 90]
Patient description
Medically stable, living in community, aiming to enter/return to employment

Sites
Domiciliary, community-based or residential

Description of rehabilitation input
Interdisciplinary programme addressing all aspects of occupational activity, including, specialist assessment, work preparation, job search, job coaching and workplace support, and employer/college education and support.

SOMETHING TO DO

[Code 120]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, Specific attention paid to: Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment Structured daytime activity within the individual's competency framework. Includes Day activities, Day Centres, clubs and activity that may be purchased with a personal budget.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

[Code 125]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to develop skills through voluntary work and activity.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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