Social work

Kerwin Court, Five Oaks Road, Slinfold
RH13 0TP

BIRT provides a wide range of assessment and rehabilitation services to meet the needs of people with acquired brain injury (ABI). It does not matter if the injury was recent or a long time ago, or whether the person has had rehabilitation before.

01403 799160
Outpatient, Community
Older Adults, Adults, Paediatric / Children
Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & language therapy, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation medicine, Wheelchair & seating, Specialist spasticity, Social work, Mental health, Vocational rehabilitation
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex
Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust – Sussex Rehabilitation Centre (Level 2a)
Newtimber ward & Lindfield ward, Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath
RH16 4EX

The service provides post acute neuro rehab for people with a Sussex GP who have a new diagnosis of acquired brain injury of such complexity that they cannot be managed safely in the community.  The conditions treated by the Consultant led specialist multidisciplinary team includes stroke, traumatic brain injury, GBS, critical illness, neuropathy incomplete, usually non traumatic spinal cord injury, brain tumours, MS relapse and complex amputees from Brighton and Hove area.  It is a short stay unit.
The service does not accept people with functional neurological disorders, those with severe challenging behaviour and progressive neuro degenerative conditions. 
Consultant to Consultant referral – Lead: Dr Aneetha Skinner.
NHS email to: aneetha.skinner@nhs.net clare.mehta@nhs.net nadine.richards1@nhs.net michelle.long6@nhs.net

01444 441881 x5616 / x5787
Inpatient
Older Adults, Adults
Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & language therapy, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation medicine, Wheelchair & seating, Gait & orthotics, Amputee rehabilitation, Dietetics, Social work
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex
Donald Wilson House Rehabilitation Centre – Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Spitalfield Lane, Chichester
PO19 6SE

Donald Wilson House Rehabilitation Centre – Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
A specialist centre, working to help adults who are neurologically disabled through accident or illness, to live independently as possible. Provides a comprehensive individual programme of rehabilitation, medical nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and social work. Information and advice also given.

01243 788122
Inpatient, NHS
Older Adults, Adults
Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & language therapy, Rehabilitation medicine, Wheelchair & seating, Social work
West Sussex
NHS England Spinal Pathway (Level 1) National Spinal Injuries Centre (Stoke Mandeville)
National Spinal Injuries Centre Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury
HP21 8AL

Sussex Trauma Network is linked with Stoke Mandeville National Spinal Injuries Centre.

Referrals should be submitted via the National Spinal Injury Cord Database: www.spinalreferrals.nhs.uk

For traumatic injury the referral should be submitted within 4 hours of diagnosis of Spinal Cord Injury.

For non-traumatic injury the referral should be submitted as soon as possible.

01296315000 bleep 715
Inpatient, Outpatient
Older Adults, Adults, Paediatric / Children
Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & language therapy, Neuropsychology, Wheelchair & seating, Gait & orthotics, Specialist spasticity, Assistive technology, Dietetics, Social work
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex