This interview, with CEO Richard McKenzie, was published in February's Healthcare Business magazine: Brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide; approximately one million people live with an Acquired Brain Injury in the UK. Specialist neurorehabilitation services play a vital role in the management of patients admitted to hospital by taking them after their immediate medical and surgical needs have been met, maximising their recovery and supporting safe transition back to the community.
Date 9 Feb 2018 Categories Christchurch Group
The recent achievements of a specialist neurological rehabilitation service were highlighted when two senior managers were invited to speak at a Westminster briefing event. One of Christchurch Group’s rehabilitation centres in Lincolnshire was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), placing it in the top 1% of healthcare services in the UK.
Date 2 Feb 2018 Categories Christchurch Group, Conferences
Experts from Christchurch Group, which operates eight neuro rehabilitation services across the UK, are warning that generations X and Y are at an ever-increasing risk of stroke. NHS figures support this view, with the number of men aged 40 to 54 hospitalised after stroke hitting 6,221 last year – 46 per cent higher than in 2000. For women in the same age group, there was also a 30 per cent rise. Stroke Consultant Liz Iveson, who works at Woodlands Neurological Rehabilitation Centre in York, explained more:
Date 2 Feb 2018 Categories Christchurch Group
Our rehabilitation service in Lincolnshire is considering starting an in-depth research project after seeing some fascinating results in patients following the introduction of a surprising new resident. Teddy is a 14-week-old cockapoo and for the last couple of months he has been going to work with his owner Sue, the Registered Manager of The Laurels Neurological Rehabilitation service in Lincoln.
Date 6 Dec 2017 Categories Christchurch Group