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Avanti (abi)

Location and Contact details

28 Filsham Road
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 0PA

Telephone: 01424 433733


Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Feb 19, 2013

Further Details

Avanti (abi) opened to its first clients in June 2003, offering unique alternative community-based rehabilitation services for people living with a non-progressive acquired brain injury. Our dedicated brain injury support and rehabilitation therapy team offers flexible services that respond to client needs and interests. This approach helps clients to achieve their potential in relaxed surroundings and within their own locality.

Our aims:
To provide affordable, flexible and accessible community-based specialised rehabilitation for people living with acquired brain injury in Hastings and surrounding areas.

Our objectives:
To enable people to access rehabilitation in their own locality in order to promote independence and improved quality of life through the development of sustainable coping strategies, activities and skills.

Training and contact:
In addition to client based programmes, we offer training, support and education relevant to family members and people working with acquired brain injury.

Other services:
We are also able to offer assessment and treatment using the Saebo Stretch£, Saebo Flex£ and Saebo Reach£ hand/arm taining programmes, Mobiliser and acupunture. For further information on these treatments please contact us.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Neuropsychology yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Training (for families/carers) yes no no yes
Vocational Support 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:

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?

Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS ???
Social Care Services ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

No Data

This Service was mapped by Kent 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


[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

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.


[Code 110]
Patient description
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy


[Code 115]
Patient description
Medically stable. Able to live in the community alone or with others.

Client's home/the community

Description of rehabilitation input
Enablement, support and care to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, sorting out benefits, day supervision & respite care. Specific attention paid to Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment and structuring activity towards achieving goals. Includes support that may be purchased with a personal budget.

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

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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