Our services for clients include the following:
Eastbourne based Neurological rehabilitation services:
Stroke Exercise Group
This runs every Weds 11.30 – 12.30 at Hillbrow Sports Centre based at The University Of Brighton in Meads Eastbourne. This group can be accessed free initially via the Stroke Association . Follow up sessions are £80 for 10
The group works with individuals to help develop their strength and cardiovascular fitness following a stroke.
Individual Assessement and treatments
Therapists will offer the earliest appointment available and assess you in your home or a mutually convenient location. Costings are on the prices tab.
All therapists are experienced in their specialist field and will be able to offer you the best treatment to help you or your relative to achieve their goals.
Functional Electrical Stimulation Clinic
Both Julia and Marika are now trained and work alongside the National Clinical FES NHS service by providing an Outreach Clinic in Eastbourne .
FES is the application of electrical impulses to help walking and hand/arm function for people with a wide range of neurological conditions
See below link for more information about FES
We have a physiotherapist who can visit you at home or in a clinic setting to help you with conditions that cause pain, stiffness, weakness, pins and needles or other symptoms. These types of problems can result in difficulty with daily tasks, sleep, work, leisure or sport.
Musculoskeletal conditions include problems with muscles, joints, tendons, discs, nerves and bones for example in the back or neck, shoulders, elbows and hands or hips, knees and feet. Problems may occur without any apparent cause or be related to other reasons e.g. postural strain; age changes; arthritis; following sport and leisure activity injuries ( e.g. sprains, strains, tendonitis) or following broken bones or fractures or after surgery.
Dementia and Later Life Specialist
We have a specialist physiotherapist who can visit you at home whether that be your own home or a care setting.
Physiotherapy for the older person provides specialist management of a range of conditions associated with ageing especially falls.
Physiotherapy plays an essential part in promoting and maintaining mobility for people living with dementia. Physiotherapy also plays a vital role in managing positioning, seating, painful contractures and supporting end of life care.
This is specialist personal trainer who has a range of appropriate knowledge and skills regarding the affects of exercise on specific conditions.
Whether you’re looking to burn fat, get fit, train for a specific event or just kick start your training, to get the best results we need customised programs. A personal trainer will put together a comprehensive and personalised program that provides the correct level of cardiovascular and resistance training together with nutritional guidance whilst taking into account your neurological impairments.
We have a podiatrist who can visit you at home. Podiatrists are healthcare professionals trained to assess, diagnose and treat foot and associated lower limb problems.
They can provide foot health screening, foot care education and help reduce pain and discomfort resulting from disease, injury, abnormal foot action and deformity. They can promote better foot function that aims to reduce future foot problems thus keeping individuals mobile and active.
Neuro Physiotherapists have a special interest in working with clients with neurological impairments.
Neuro Physiotherapy aims to identify and maximise movement potential and your quality of life. Your treatment programme is specific to you and based on your goals identified during your initial assessment session. These may include: education, training, posture awareness, strengthening, stretching, sitting balance, standing balance, and walking practice (if applicable). Issues will be addressed proactively to prevent long term problems from developing.
Your rehabilitation programme will aim to promote or enhance your movement potential in weaker muscle groups. Once your short term goals are achieved, a combination of neurophysiotherapy and the use of rehab support worker , physio technician or personal training may be recommended to maintain and enhance your progress.
Neuro Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist who have specialised in neuro-rehabilitation to support people with a brain injury to be able to achieve their goals. This could be daily activities that many of us take for granted, from grocery, shopping and washing, to more complex activities such as caring for the family, succeeding in studies or work, or maintaining a healthy social life.
Following an assessment of a person's needs, we work with the person to set realistic goals, and then create a programme that will give them the tools and strategies that they need to achieve them.
The therapy is practical and takes place wherever it would be most useful to the patient.
We also try to encourage family and carer involvement as their support is vital to the long-term success of the rehabilitation programme.
Treatment may include advice and training in the use of adaptive equipment and techniques to manage everyday tasks.
If there are cognitive difficulties, we can develop and teach planning, organisational and memory strategies to enable a person to become more independent in tasks like cooking a meal or travelling on public transport.
We can also provide education and advice on how to cope with the physical and psychological effects of a condition.
Rehab Support Worker/ Physiotherapy Technician
Working under the direction of registered health care professionals, a rehab support worker provides support in delivery of the goals as designed by the team/ therapist .
This includes assisting in the assessment of clients’ functional, physical,behavioural and cognitive skills. Contributing to the design and delivery of treatment programmes aimed at reducing the impact of impairments, promoting independence and improving well-being. Tasks may include personal and domestic activities of daily living, leisure/school/work integration, coaching, mentoring and training and in skill acquisition.
Speech and Language Therapist
Speech and language therapists (SLTs) provide life-improving treatment, support and care for children and adults who have difficulties with communication, eating, drinking or swallowing.They assess and treat speech, language and communication problems in people of all ages to help them communicate better. They also assess, treat and develop personalised plans to support people who have eating and swallowing problems.