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Community Brain Injury Team - Peterborough




Location and Contact details


City Care Centre,
Thorpe Road,
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE3 6DB

Telephone: 01733 776370

Email: p-pct.pboro-braininjury@nhs.net

http://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 5, 2011

Further Details

We are a small interdisciplinary team working with people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury or other non progressive neurological conditions such as meningitis, encephalitis etc. Our clients live in the Greater Peterborough area and are over 16 years of age. Our work includes looking at the impact of the condition on people's everyday life in terms of physical, cognitive and communication problems, assessing their emotional adjustment and vocational support if they are employed. We work closely with the local GP's and have links with local hospitals and Addenbrookes Hospital.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Case Management yes no no yes
Clinical psychology yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Vocational Support yes no no 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:



Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS yesnono
Social Care Services ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

Typical duration that a service is offered

Discharge occurs following negotiation with the client once their goals have been achieved. The time frame for this varies depending on the needs of the client.

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

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

REHAB AT HOME

[Code 70]
Patient description
Medically stable, able to actively participate with and benefit from therapy. Will include spectrum of initial severity of injury with a small minority derived from Code 05 category

Sites
Domiciliary or day hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Interdisciplinary co-ordinated management therapy aimed at community re-integration/inclusion by enhancing independence, wellbeing, & assist return to work/education. In collaboration with Social Services, neuropsychiatry, voluntary and statutory services. Includes treatment of patients in their own homes, or with live-in carers.

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.

SOMEONE TO TALK TO

[Code 110]
Patient description
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

CASE MANAGEMENT

[Code 140]
Patient description
Carer support from initial injury, patient support when able to communicate

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Assessment, guidance, management of care and support and rehabilitation needs; involving close liaison/working with the family.

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

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3B (local non-specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category D needs and can be led by non-medical staff

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