Neuro-Rehab and Support Service

Short term neurological rehabilitation and support for patients in their own home.

Find out more about Neuro-Rehab and Support Service

Overview

If you have a long term neurological condition this service provides short-term support and rehabilitation for up to 6 weeks in your own home after a sudden deterioration or to support a faster discharge from hospital. The service aims to improve quality of life and reduce hospital admissions. This team consist of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapists.

Using this service

If you have a long term neurological condition this service provides short-term support and rehabilitation for up to 6 weeks in your own home after a sudden deterioration or to support a faster discharge from hospital. The service aims to improve quality of life and reduce hospital admissions

This team consist of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapists.

The main neurological conditions that we see are:

• Epilepsy
• MS
• Parkinson’s, PSP and CBD
• MND
• Brain injury / TBI
• Brain tumours
• Spinal – incl. tumours
• Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage
• Encephalitis
• Post neuro surgery
• Hydrocephalus

How to refer

You can gain access to this service via two pathways:

• Supported discharge from an acute hospital i.e. Princess Royal University Hospital

• Referral from own home by community staff / therapies / GP

The healthcare professionals listed below can refer you directly using this referral form.

• Consultants

• General Practitioners

• ABI/TBI co-ordinator

• Allied Health Professionals

• Specialist Neuro-rehabilitation Units

• Community Matrons and District Nurses

• Clinical Nurse Specialists

• Care Managers

Referral forms to be sent to: bromh.cccpod3refs@nhs.net

Inclusion criteria

· Registered with a Bromley GP

· Aged 16 or over

And the patient meeting one of the following conditions:

· Has a diagnosis of a Long term neurological condition (LTNC), excluding stroke, impacting on the patient’s ability to participate in what the patient
would consider to be normal, everyday activity.

· Experiences significant new or different impairments as a result of a Long term neurological condition (LTNC)

· experiences a significant change in condition that compromises independence.

· Based on clinical opinion, patient is likely to benefit from the rehabilitation programme and/or is likely to benefit from symptom and disease
management including support to meet the patient’s continuing and changing needs.

· Is medically stable at time of referral

· Can be safely managed at home or in a community setting with support from appropriate agencies.

Overview

If you have a long term neurological condition this service provides short-term support and rehabilitation for up to 6 weeks in your own home after a sudden deterioration or to support a faster discharge from hospital. The service aims to improve quality of life and reduce hospital admissions. This team consist of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapists.

Using this service

If you have a long term neurological condition this service provides short-term support and rehabilitation for up to 6 weeks in your own home after a sudden deterioration or to support a faster discharge from hospital. The service aims to improve quality of life and reduce hospital admissions

This team consist of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapists.

The main neurological conditions that we see are:

• Epilepsy
• MS
• Parkinson’s, PSP and CBD
• MND
• Brain injury / TBI
• Brain tumours
• Spinal – incl. tumours
• Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage
• Encephalitis
• Post neuro surgery
• Hydrocephalus

How to refer

You can gain access to this service via two pathways:

• Supported discharge from an acute hospital i.e. Princess Royal University Hospital

• Referral from own home by community staff / therapies / GP

The healthcare professionals listed below can refer you directly using this referral form.

• Consultants

• General Practitioners

• ABI/TBI co-ordinator

• Allied Health Professionals

• Specialist Neuro-rehabilitation Units

• Community Matrons and District Nurses

• Clinical Nurse Specialists

• Care Managers

Referral forms to be sent to: bromh.cccpod3refs@nhs.net

Inclusion criteria

· Registered with a Bromley GP

· Aged 16 or over

And the patient meeting one of the following conditions:

· Has a diagnosis of a Long term neurological condition (LTNC), excluding stroke, impacting on the patient’s ability to participate in what the patient
would consider to be normal, everyday activity.

· Experiences significant new or different impairments as a result of a Long term neurological condition (LTNC)

· experiences a significant change in condition that compromises independence.

· Based on clinical opinion, patient is likely to benefit from the rehabilitation programme and/or is likely to benefit from symptom and disease
management including support to meet the patient’s continuing and changing needs.

· Is medically stable at time of referral

· Can be safely managed at home or in a community setting with support from appropriate agencies.

Our Neuro-Rehab and Support Service clinic locations