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Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability




Location and Contact details


The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
West Hill Putney
West Hill Putney
Greater London
SW15 3SW

Telephone: 020 8780 4513

Email: cgroves@rhn.org.uk

http://www.rhn.org.uk/our-work/rehabilitation...

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Acute Hospital
  • In patient
  • Out patient

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Sep 12, 2012

Further Details

This hospital provides a wide range of post-acute rehabilitation services for patients with profound / complex neurological disabilities following either an acquired brain injury or other neurological condition.

£ Complex physical disabilities / posture / pressure care problems
£ Behavioural / cognitive / communications disabilities
£ Ongoing acute medical needs (e.g. tracheostomy, gastrostomy)
£ Preparing for community rehabilitation (e.g. tissue viability, nutrition, continence,ventilation and severe tone
£ Interim and longer term placements for patients in vegetative state

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care yes yes yes yes
Art Therapy yes yes yes yes
Assistive technology yes yes yes yes
Clinical psychology yes yes yes yes
Equipment yes yes yes yes
Music Therapy yes yes yes yes
Neuropsychology yes yes yes yes
Nursing yes yes yes yes
Occupational Therapy yes yes yes yes
Physiotherapy yes yes yes yes
Psychology yes yes yes yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes yes yes yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes yes 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:



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 nonoyes
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

As required

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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

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.

CONTINUING REHAB WHEN YOU NEED IT

[Code 100]
Patient description
Medically stable, but permanent disability

Sites
Domiciliary, residential or nursing home, respite unit

Description of rehabilitation input
Life long prevention of avoidable complications involving residual physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural problems, on a domiciliary, outpatient or respite basis.

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

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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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