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Inpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Moseley Hall Hospital

Location and Contact details

Alcester Road
B13 8JL

Telephone: 0121 466 6593


Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Acute Hospital
  • In patient

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miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Nov 3, 2012

Further Details

What is the Inpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Unit?

The unit is based at Ward 9, Moseley Hall Hospital and provides specialist assessment and intensive rehabilitation for people with disabilities resulting from neurological conditions.

The majority of patients admitted have suffered head injuries, subarachnoid haemorrhages, stroke or other forms of brain injury. Patients with progressive neurological conditions are also seen.

Who is the Service for?

People over the age of 16 with the conditions described above. The unit accepts patients from a wide geographical area. Although patients predominantly come from Birmingham and the black country, a service is provided for the west midlands region.

Our Aims

To assist the patient to achieve maximum independence and quality of life
To provide an assessment service to identify future needs and advise on options for daily living, ongoing placement and interventions
To assist relatives and carers by arranging care packages to provide continuity of care

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care yes no yes yes
Clinical psychology yes no yes yes
Equipment yes no yes yes
Information yes no yes yes
Neurology yes no yes yes
Neuropsychology yes no yes yes
Nursing yes no yes yes
Physiotherapy yes no yes yes
Psychology yes no yes yes
Rehabilitation Consultant yes no yes yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no yes 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 no
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family no
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager no

How are services paid for?

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

Typical duration that a service is offered

No Data

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 20]
Patient description
Medically unstable – requires general but not neurosurgical critical care.

Major Trauma Centre/ Trauma Unit/Acute Hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Identifying and addressing early rehab goals before medically stable and transfer of care to rehab team


[Code 30]
Patient description
Potentially medically unstable, but does not require critical care - unable to actively participate due to PTA, confusion, rejection, agitation, or low awareness state.

Major Trauma Centre/ Trauma Unit/Acute Hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Needs inpatient care and treatment, and environmental and behavioural management, for physical dependency and confusion, and continuous clinical assessment (nursing, medical, therapy) to detect deterioration and prevent avoidable complications, and to facilitate optimal timing of rehab input and referral to next rehab programme.


[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 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.

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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