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, Speech and Language Therapists and a Neuro Psychologist.

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, Speech and Language Therapists and a Neuro Psychologist.

The main neurological conditions that we see are:

• Epilepsy
• MS
• Parkinson’s, PSP and CBD
• MND
• Brain injury / TBI
• Brain tumours
• Spinal – incl. tumours & Post spinal surgery
• 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, Speech and Language Therapists and a Neuro Psychologist.

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, Speech and Language Therapists and a Neuro Psychologist.

The main neurological conditions that we see are:

• Epilepsy
• MS
• Parkinson’s, PSP and CBD
• MND
• Brain injury / TBI
• Brain tumours
• Spinal – incl. tumours & Post spinal surgery
• 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