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Birmingham Neurological Rehabilitation Team

Location and Contact details

Ward 3, Moseley Hall Hospital
Alcester Road
West Midlands
B13 8JL

Telephone: 0121 466 6630


Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Nov 5, 2012

Further Details

The Birmingham Neuro-Rehab Team is jointly funded by Birmingham Community Healthcare and Adults and Communities (Social Care and Health). The interdisciplinary team consisting of Neuro- specialist Phyisotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical Psychologist, Rehab Assistants and Community Officers provide a short-term community based rehabilitation programme for adults with complex neurological problems, working towards independent living skills and community re-integration (e.g. accessing leisure/ education facilities).

Rehabilitation is provided to Birmingham residents in the form of individual and/or group work in the home, Moseley Hall Hospital, Elwood Day Centre or in the community. The team deliver a co-ordinated approach to help people achieve their individual rehabilitation goals and maximise independence.

The team consists of:

Speech and Language Therapists
Occupational Therapists
Consultant in rehabilitation Medicine
Rehabilitation Assistants
Clinical Psychologist
Community Officers

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Clinical psychology yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Domiciliary Care yes no no yes
Equipment yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Neurology yes no no yes
Neuropsychology yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Psychology yes no no yes
Rehabilitation Consultant yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Support Workers yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) 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:

NHS Service

Referrals can be made by

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

- Any health or social care professional, carers, voluntary agencies or patients themselves. (We will require additional information about a patient’s condition from their GP and/or hospital consultant if client is self referring)
Referrals are screened on day of receipt and the referrer is contacted if more information is needed or if the team cannot meet the client’s needs.

How are services paid for?

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

Typical duration that a service is offered

Short term - time limited (maximum of 16 weeks) - dependent on client needs and goals

This Service was mapped by West Midlands 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 100]
Patient description
Medically stable, but permanent disability

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.


[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

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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