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The Oakleaf Group




Location and Contact details


Hilltop House, Ashton Road
Hartwell
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN7 2EY

Telephone: 01604 864466

Email: enquiries@oakleafcare.com

http://www.oakleafcare.com

Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Residential

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Entry last updated

Oct 25, 2012

Further Details

The Oakleaf Group are an established provider of specialist rehabilitation to adult males who have suffered an acquired brain injury. Rehabilitation programmes are unique for each resident, each focusing on ensuring maximum independence, quality of life and a sense of purpose and satisfaction.

The Oakleaf Group employ highly skilled specialists who integrate their expertise to create a seemless path of rehabilitation allowing successful re-integration into the wider community.

Services available

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

Registered with CQC
Members of Northamptonshire ABIF (Acquired Brain Injury Forum)
Members of IN-PA (Independent Neurorehabiliation Providers Alliance)
Members of EMABIF (East Midlands Acquired Brain Injury Forum)

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

- Solicitor

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 noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

- Treatment can be purchased through Insurance Companies and Solicitors in respect of personal injury claims.

Typical duration that a service is offered

All residents who have been successfully 'screened' to benefit from admission to The Oakleaf Group will initially undergo a 12 week assessment period. Following this treatment programmes are discussed and agreed with all concerned parties and usually lead to further rehabilitation periods which are also 12 weeks in duration.

Rehabilitation programmes are unique for every resident, therefore length of stay for any one individual is dependent on their needs and progress.

This Service was mapped by Northamptonshire 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

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.

HELP GETTING BACK TO WORK

[Code 90]
Patient description
Medically stable, living in community, aiming to enter/return to employment

Sites
Domiciliary, community-based or residential

Description of rehabilitation input
Interdisciplinary programme addressing all aspects of occupational activity, including, specialist assessment, work preparation, job search, job coaching and workplace support, and employer/college education and support.

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.

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

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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