Neurological rehabilitation service

What is the neurological rehabilitation service?

The progressive neurological service is a specialist multidisciplinary service that assists people with physical, functional, cognitive and emotional changes associated with their disease.

Who is it for?

The service is for people with progressive degenerative neurological conditions. Such conditions may include:

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • other diagnoses as appropriate.

How can it help?

The service coordinates easy access to therapy services. It includes ongoing review of progress. If new problems arise, we can assist as quickly as possible. It offers therapy and practical solutions for:

  • mobility and balance difficulties
  • speech difficulties
  • swallowing
  • difficulties with thinking skills including memory and planning
  • incontinence
  • anxiety
  • independence with every day activities
  • equipment needs and home modifications
  • driving assessments.

What does it involve?

Treatment may include a range of options, including:

  • expert clinical assessment
  • assessment of the impact of impairment within the home or other environments
  • education, support and advice
  • referral to other specialist services
  • regular reviews to monitor your status and carer needs to address problems as they arise.

More information

Contact the CRC to find out more.