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Referral Process


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults 18+
  • Clinically diagnosed Acquired Brain Injury.  This includes:
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (e.g. fall, accident, assault)
  • Sub-Arachnoid Haemorrhage
  • Hypoxic Brain Injury
  • Tumours (Excludes Rapidly Progressing and High Grade)
  • Encephalitis/ other Infective Conditions
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Acquired brain injury has occurred within the last 5 years
  • Brain injury is the primary need
    • If the individual has other needs which have greater priority (e.g. Substance Misuse or Mental Health) we would request that they are referred for their Primary difficulty first
  • Has Identified Rehab Goals and are willing/able to engage in rehab
    • NB we do provide a monitoring service for those Individuals with Severe Brain Injury who have Long-Term maintenance needs as a result of their Brain Injury, rather than requiring active rehabilitation)
  • Needs a Team Approach (rather than input from a single therapy only)
  • Medically Stable

Exclusion Criteria

  • Stroke
  • Degenerative conditions
  • Individuals with concussion/post concussion symptoms 
    • This requires a different type of input
  • We do not see individuals who reside in Residential or Nursing Homes
  • We do not offer a Crisis or Rapid Response Service

Acceptable Referrals

  • Allied Health Professionals
  • GP's
  • Social Workers
  • Consultants
  • Headway 

We do not accept self-referrals

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