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Lewin Stroke & Rehab Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital




Location and Contact details


Addenbrookes Hospital
Hills Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 0QQ

Telephone: 01223 245151

Email: Stephen.Kirker@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Major Trauma Centre
  • In patient

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 5, 2011

Further Details

In-patient neurorehab after acquired brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerve disorder. Occasionally people with Multiple sclerosis. We do not manage people who have had a stroke, as these are treated by the Stroke team. The greta majority of our patients are transferred from the acute wards in Addenbrookes Hospital.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care no no no yes
Neuropsychology no no no yes
Neurosurgical Care no no no yes
Nursing no no no yes
Occupational Therapy no no no yes
Physiotherapy no no no yes
Psychiatry no no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy no 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 no
Self/Advocate/Family no
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager no

How are services paid for?

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

Typical duration that a service is offered

4-26 weeks

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

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

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 2 (local specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category B needs (and some Category A needs) and is led/supported by a consultant trained and accredited in rehabilitation medicine

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