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Danesbury Neurological Centre,




Location and Contact details


School Lane
Welwyn
Hertford
Hertfordshire
AL6 PW

Telephone: 01923299100

http://www.hertschs.nhs.uk

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 6, 2011

Further Details

Hertfordshire Neurological Service offers adults with long-term conditions inpatient, outpatient and community health services across Hertfordshire. All services are provided by teams of highly skilled healthcare professionals who work alongside their neurological alliance partners to link the patient experience and develop person centred care.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Assistive technology yes no no yes
Clinical psychology yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Equipment yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Neuropsychology yes no no yes
Nursing yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Respite Care yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no no yes
Transitional rehabilitation 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:

NHS frameworks

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

The duration of service relates to goals. As long as the client has goals to work towards, treatment/rehabilitation continues.

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 IN HOSPITAL

[Code 40]
Patient description
Needs in-patient care due to physical dependency, or the need for specialist therapy equipment, a safe environment, supervision, or intensity of therapy, in a unit with the expertise and experience in rehabilitation of a condition (Level 1)which cannot be provided in a local specialist centre or in the community (Level 2) which cannot be provided in the community.

Sites
Level 1: Regional specialized centre Level 2: Local specialist centre, Acute or community hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Needs inpatient care due to physical dependency, or need for specialist therapy equipment, safe environment, supervision or intensity of therapy which cannot be provided in community

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.

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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