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One of our Service Users told us about their achievements and goals

Positive outcomes are always great to hear about. At Lloyd House in Northampton, we have a Service User that has made amazing progress with the help of our MDT team and a local fitness group, Fitness without boundaries. We found out from the Service user, about their achievements, progress and what has helped them. What…

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Exercise after a brain injury and the benefits to mental health

Exercise is great and can benefit you in so many different ways. If you have a brain injury, you may have physical problems meaning exercise may be a big part of your overall rehabilitation.  If you have no physical affects, but your emotions and cognitive function are affected, staying active can be a great way…

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January Blues

If you’re feeling down this time of year, you’re not alone. In fact, many people in the UK feel especially down in January.  The reason for this could be a number of things; feeling lonely after spending time with your loved ones over the Christmas period, going back to work or even the long January…

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The Importance of Setting Goals

Goal setting can be more effective than we think. A quote from an expert on the subject, Philanthropist and Author Tony Robbins said, “setting goals is the first step of turning the invisible into the visible”, a great description in my opinion. Following are five other reasons that goal setting is important. 1. Goals help…

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Innovative visual and tactile stimulation

  Jill Wheeler (mother of Dr. Nicola Wheeler, Clinical Psychologist), makes twiddle muffs for service users at Hunters Moor Neurological Rehabilitation Centre in Birmingham to provide visual and tactile stimulation. Each twiddle muff is unique in terms of the colours used and the items sewn on the outside and inside of the muff, which provide…

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The Olive Carter Unit

The Olive Carter Unit, a 10-bedded registered mental health hospital, is located at Christchurch Group’s Hunters Moor site in Birmingham. It is a specialist neurobehavioural unit caring for service users with complex presentations and needs (including those who are very distressed and displaying high levels of challenging behaviours) and service users who are detained under…

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Christchurch Group are announced as Healthcare Outcomes Finalists at LaingBuisson Awards 2019

Christchurch Group are proud to announce they have been selected as Healthcare Outcomes Finalists for this years LaingBuisson Awards.  Our holistic rehabilitation assessment and treatment programmes enable service users to achieve their full potential; our outstanding outcomes are testimony to the effectiveness of specialist Neurorehabilitation. Full Story Here

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Residents at Orchard House find a new Buddy

Buddy, a 10-week-old border collie, is becoming a familiar face among our residents and staff at Orchard House Neurological Rehabilitation centre, in Oxfordshire. Visiting five days a week with his owner Alex, who is the Registered Manager of the centre, he is the first dog to attend the rehabilitation centre and is undergoing training to…

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