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QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Services

Location and Contact details

QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Services, Brain Injury Centre
Banstead Place, Park Road

Telephone: 01737 356222


Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Day patient
  • In patient
  • Out patient
  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 16, 2011

Further Details

QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Services provides flexible rehabilitation programmes for adults aged 16 - 65 who have acquired brain injury through trauma, stroke, tumour, anoxia, meningitis; and adults with neurological conditions including multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.

The service can also provide:
- Short term residential and non-residential programmes
- Outreach - support with activities of daily living, and Education Mentors
- Re-enablement to promote physical ability and improve functional independence
- Training in independent living, mobility and safety awareness
- Educational courses, vocational planning and work experience opportunities
- Accommodation ranging from high dependency bedrooms to independent living flats allowing for transition as the client progresses
- Private therapy - Physiotherapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Clinical Psychology

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes yes no no
Clinical psychology yes yes no no
Community support yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes yes no no
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Neuropsychology yes yes no no
Nursing yes yes no no
Occupational Therapy yes yes no no
Physiotherapy yes yes no no
Psychology yes yes no no
Respite Care yes yes no no
Speech & Language Therapy yes yes no no
Support Workers yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes yes no no
Transitional rehabilitation yes yes no no
Vocational Support yes yes no no
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:

Regulated by CQC, OFSTED
A Headway Approved Provider
A National Specialist College (NATSPEC)
Member of INPA (Independent Neurorehabilitation Providers Alliance)
Member of Neurological Alliance

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
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

- Medico-Legal
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
Young People's Learning Agency (YPLA) - part funding

Typical duration that a service is offered

Intensive short term residential rehabilitation from 2 months duration
Community - 6, 12 or 16 weeks
Outpatient - 6 week blocks
Day Patient - from 2 months
Vocational Rehabilitation - from 6 weeks

This Service was mapped by ABI London. 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 50]
Patient description
Medically stable, but prolonged confusion, amnesia or behavioural difficulties, requiring specialist behavioural management, intensive supervision and secure environment

Specialist in-patient unit

Description of rehabilitation input
Specialist behavioural management, including high staffing: patient ratio to ensure intensive supervision and secure environment. Access to neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry


[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.


[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 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 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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