A recent survey carried out by the charity Sue Ryder Care has revealed that an alarming number of young people with neurological conditions are receiving their care in homes for the elderly. The survey confirmed that 86% of people with neurological conditions in residential care were in care homes for older people. It also said that one in five of these people were under the age of 65.
Date 11 Oct 2017 Categories Christchurch Group
Christchurch Group's Claire Huby and Gary Thomas have recently attended a brain injury conference in Glasgow. The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) 2017 provides inspiration and practical approaches to use in in the workplace. The conference gave attendees the opportunity to learn from several leading brain injury rehabilitation experts, academics and practitioners from around the globe.
Date 5 Oct 2017 Categories Conferences
Shaun and Gina from the Laurels, Lincoln attended the Headway Lincolnshire Acquired Brain Injury Conference on 14th September in Lincoln. This was our first event since the Laurels was rated Outstanding by the CQC and this news certainly generated lots of interest. The seminar programme presented leading edge developments in the field of treating and managing ABI’s and included a presentation on the future of Rehabilitation Medicine by Dr Vicki Williams who works at the Laurels.
Date 15 Sep 2017 Categories Conferences
We are delighted to announce that our neurological rehabilitation centre in Lincoln has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), placing it in the top 1% of healthcare services in the UK. The Laurels, which opened in 2014, provides specialist community-based transitional rehabilitation in north-east Lincoln. It supports adults with neurological conditions resulting from injury, illness or disease. The service offers accommodation for 12 residents and is a Headway Approved Provider.
Date 4 Sep 2017 Categories Christchurch Group

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