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Hothfield Manor (Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurodisability Services)

Location and Contact details

Hothfield Manor
Bethersden Road
TN26 1EL

Telephone: 0845 467 0120


Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Residential

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Feb 19, 2013

Further Details

Hothfield Manor Acquired Brain Injury Centre is situated in extensive grounds in the village of Hothfield near Ashford, Kent. There are three services delivered at the centre Manor House, the neuro-rehabilitation unit (an extension to the Manor House) and the bungalows. The Manor House is a spacious red brick mansion constructed in the 1950's. There are 10 bedrooms some with en-suite facilities. There is also a lounge, dining room and smoking room.The neuro-rehabilitation unit is an extension of the Manor house and compromises of 20 bedrooms all with en-suite facilities and 2 self-contained flats. Also, there are 2 spacious day rooms and 2 quiet lounges. Other facilities include a hydrotherapy pool, a gym, an occupational therapy room and various treatment and consulting rooms.There are 7 bungalows in the grounds five are shared occupancy with 2 clients are able to live in each and 2 are single occupancy.

The Manor House and Bungalows offer longer term transitional care for people with a neurodisability. The rehabilitation suite is a purpose built facility for people requiring rehabilitation following an acquired brain injury.

The programme will include regular sessions with the various specialists as required to optimise progress towards increased independence. All rehabilitation programmes will contain a thorough assessment of needs. From this, goals are derived and a variety of exercises and activities are put in place to support the service users as they work towards these.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Assistive technology yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Equipment yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Nursing yes no no yes
Rehabilitation Consultant no no no yes
Residential Care yes no no yes
Respite Care 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:

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are responsible for inspecting Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurodisability Services.

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family yes
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 noyesno
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

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 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.

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


[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 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

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.

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

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3B (local non-specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category D needs and can be led by non-medical staff

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