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Croydon - Neurological Rehabilitation Community Services




Location and Contact details


Broad Green Centre
1-13 Lodge Road
Croydon
Greater London
CR0 2PD

Telephone: 0208 274 6492 (Fax 0208 274 6488)

http://www.croydonhealthservices.nhs.uk/servi...

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

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Entry last updated

Mar 21, 2012

Further Details

The Community Neurorehabilitation Team offers specialist rehabilitation services for people who have had an acute neurological event or a deterioration in function due to their neurological condition. We aim to deliver a comprehensive rehabilitation programme for people with acquired brain injury for a maximum period of 8 weeks, focusing on specific goals for each patient.

The team provides rehabilitation at either Broad Green Centre, the persons' home or in the local community dependent on the patient's needs. A transport service is available for patients to the Broad Green Centre, if they are unable to access private or public transport due to physical or cognitive problems.

Our co-ordinated inter-disciplinary therapy team offers services mainly for the following neurological conditions: Stroke; Multiple Sclerosis; Parkinson's Disease; Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury. However, there are a variety of other people with neurological conditions who may benefit from this team, so please consult with your doctor or allied health professional to discuss your needs.

In addition we also offer a brain injury psycho-educational group programme for people who have suffered brain injuries
http://www.croydonhealthservices.nhs.uk/services/Neurological_rehabilitation_community/education.htm

See also Neuropsychology services. http://www.croydonhealthservices.nhs.uk/services/Neuropsychology_services

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Assistive technology yes no no yes
Clinical psychology yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Equipment yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Neurology no no no yes
Neuropsychology yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Psychology yes no no yes
Rehabilitation Consultant no no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Training (for staff) no no no yes
Vocational Support yes no no yes
Voluntary Activity 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?

Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS ???
Social Care Services ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

Typical duration that a service is offered

8 weeks

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

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.

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

SUPPORT AT HOME

[Code 115]
Patient description
Medically stable. Able to live in the community alone or with others.

Sites
Client's home/the community

Description of rehabilitation input
Enablement, support and care to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, sorting out benefits, day supervision & respite care. Specific attention paid to Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment and structuring activity towards achieving goals. Includes support that may be purchased with a personal budget.

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.

TRANSPORT

[Code 130]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Services that assist people with disabilities to travel in their local community or further afield.

EQUIPMENT

[Code 135]
Patient description
Blank

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Providing practical/ technological solutions to challenges and limitations imposed by cognitive, behavioural and physical disability.

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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