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Ledbury ABI Unit (Shaw Healthcare)




Location and Contact details


Market Street
Ledbury
Herefordshire
HR8 2AQ

Telephone: 01531 637600

Email: email info@shaw.co.uk

http://www.shaw.co.uk/care-home-description/L...

Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Residential

miles (straight line)
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Entry last updated

Feb 12, 2013

Further Details

The Ledbury ABI unit is a specialist acquired brain injury care centre providing cost effective quality accommodation for adults aged 18 _ 65 seeking short or long stay services.

The facility provides care and therapeutic support for people who have received an acquired brain injury through direct or organic trauma.The design meets the needs of individuals requiring enhanced supported living, nursing and reablement services in a post acute setting.

The 10 bedded facility provides an opportunity for individuals to attain realistic goals along developed pathways of care whilst supported with a holistic approach to personal choice, nursing and therapeutic care needs.
Shaw offers clear care pathways for those with a physical disability, encouraging the individual to achieve their potential through our structured community access model.

The transitional living suite is part of the award winning Ledbury Community Health and Care Centre.

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
Leisure Activities 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
Psychology yes no no yes
Rehabilitation Consultant yes no no yes
Residential Care yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Transitional rehabilitation 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:

West Midlands Ledbury ABI ADEQUATE 20/04/2009

The transitional living suite is part of the award winning Ledbury Community Health and Care Centre.


Referrals can be made by

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

How are services paid for?

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

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

As needed.

This Service was mapped by West Midlands ABI Forum. 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

A BRAIN INJURY REHAB UNIT

[Code 60]
Patient description
Medically stable, but low awareness or response persists beyond eg 3 weeks after sedation withdrawn, ICP corrected and medically stable. Able to benefit from medical and physical therapy to prevent complications and support recovery.

Sites
Community hospital or specialist inpatient

Description of rehabilitation input
Assessment/active rehabilitation phase which needs to be distinguished from long term care, although planning care increasingly important aim after some (eg 6) months. Patients may go to active participation unit if they improve sufficiently.

SUPPORTED HOUSING OR RESIDENTIAL CARE

[Code 75]
Patient description
Medically stable, requiring supportive environment/accommodation, 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
Residential Care/Supported Housing

Description of rehabilitation input
Retraining and enablement in day-to-day domestic and community-based tasks in a non-hospital, home-like environment, 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. Help for family/carers in supporting the person in these roles, and with identifying statutory support available.

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

Level 3A (other local specialist services): Treat patients with Category C needs and is led/supported by consultants trained in specialties other than rehabilitation medicine

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