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Oakleaf Care




Location and Contact details


Hilltop House, Ashton Road
Hartwell
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN7 2EY

Telephone: 01604 864466

Email: julie.mallard@oakleafcare.com

http://www.oakleafcare.com

Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Residential

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Oct 3, 2012

Further Details

Oakleaf Care, an award winning independent provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation whose philosophy is simple.... "to provide high quality individualised rehabilitation care packages which enable residents to reach their optimum level of independence whilst enjoying the very best quality of life". A wide range of innovative and purposeful activities are offered which reflect the unique needs of residents, enhancing the value of their rehabilitation and equally supporting maximum engagement and ownership.

Oakleaf Care offer 60 placements in Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire which include active rehabilitation, slow-stream rehabilitation, long term placements and community based rehabilitation for adult males with an acquired brain injury and associated complex cognitive impairments and/or physical disabilities.

Registered with CQC to provide: treatment of disease, disorder or injury, accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes yes no no
Clinical psychology yes no yes yes
Community support yes no yes yes
Counselling no no no yes
Day Centre yes yes yes yes
Family Support yes yes yes yes
Information yes yes no no
Leisure Activities yes no yes yes
Music Therapy yes no no yes
Neuropsychiatry yes no yes yes
Neuropsychology yes no yes yes
Nursing yes no yes yes
Occupational Therapy yes no yes yes
Physiotherapy yes no yes yes
Psychiatry yes no yes yes
Psychology yes no yes yes
Residential Care yes no yes yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no yes yes
Support Workers yes no yes yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no yes yes
Transitional rehabilitation yes no yes yes
Vocational Support yes no yes yes
Voluntary Activity yes no yes 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:

Care Quality Commission Regulated
Headway Approved Providers
Members of several special interest groups in field of acquired brain injury


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 - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS yesnono
Social Care Services nonoyes
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services nonoyes

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

- Can be funded through compensation/personal injury claims

Typical duration that a service is offered

All suitable residents are offered an initial assessment period of 12 weeks and continuing rehabilitation if appropriate.

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

BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT UNIT

[Code 50]
Patient description
Medically stable, but prolonged confusion, amnesia or behavioural difficulties, requiring specialist behavioural management, intensive supervision and secure environment

Sites
Specialist in-patient unit

Description of rehabilitation input
Specialist behavioural management, including high staffing: patient ratio to ensure intensive supervision and secure environment. Access to neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry

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.

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.

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.

COGNITIVE THERAPY

[Code 80]
Patient description
Medically stable, independently mobile, primarily cognitive impairments likely to benefit from intensive neuropsychological therapy

Sites
Domiciliary or day hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Interdisciplinary, holistic and intensive assessment and therapy programme – addressing individual cognitive, social, emotional and physical needs, with the aim of a return to work, studies or independent community life.

A SPECIALIST NURSING HOME

[Code 105]
Patient description
Medically stable. Unable currently to live in the community.

Sites
Residential Nursing Home

Description of rehabilitation input
Provide comfortable and stimulating environment, with encouragement to pursue recreational activities and personal interests. Would include daily activity programme and outside visits. Rehabilitation facilities could possibly include cognitive and behavioural support. Experienced nursing and care staff available 24 hours a day. Support with diet & feeding where necessary. Family members involved and consulted.

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

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 1 (highly specialised rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category A needs and is led by a consultant trained and accredited in rehabilitation medicine or neuropsychiatry

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