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Community Integrated Neuro rehabilitation Services- East Cambs and Fenland

Location and Contact details

Community Rehabilitation
Doddington Community Hospital, Benwick Road
PE15 0UG

Telephone: 01354 644255

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Out patient
  • Domiciliary Service
  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 22, 2011

Further Details

Community Neuro Rehabilitation service for clients living within catchment area with neurological conditions including ABI. We have 3 bases; in Ely(Princess of Wales Hospital),Doddington(Doddington Community Hospital),and Wisbech( North Cambridgeshire Hospital). The central point of all referrals is Doddington Community Hospital,Benwick Road,Doddington PE15 0UG and could be either send via post or fax to 01354644310.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes yes yes yes
Assistive technology no no no yes
Case Management yes no no yes
Clinical psychology no no no yes
Community support no no no yes
Counselling no no no yes
Domiciliary Care no no no yes
Equipment no no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no no yes
Transitional rehabilitation 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 yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

- Via Cambridgeshire Direct

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

Typical duration that a service is offered

Prioritisation is based on clients needs and urgency. Classified into
P1(Urgent)- To be seen within 72 hours(Where therapy intervention can prevent a hospital admission or there is a breakdown of the home situation)
P2(High Priority)- To be seen within 3-10 working days(A sudden change or reduction in functional ability.May improve with therapy intervention)
P3(Routine)- Non-Urgent(Clients who are coping but are likely to benefit from therapeutic intervention to improve independence and the quality of life.

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


[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.

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.


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

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.


[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 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

Level 3A (other local specialist services): Treat patients with Category C needs and is led/supported by consultants trained in specialties other than rehabilitation medicine

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