People are referred to this service if they have had a fall or at risk of falling. Other issues such as continence, mobility, frailty, fear of falling and loss of confidence are also addressed.
This service aims to establish the reason for falls and/ or unsteadiness. This assessment in done by a team of health professionals who aim to address your problems and enable you to be as independent as possible.
The team consists of:
Following initial assessments by a nurse, physiotherapist and occupational therapist, you will be invited to attend a separate appointment with one of our consultants. A personalised care plan will be put together and ongoing treatment and support provided.
When attending for your first appointment it is usual to be expected to stay for 2 to 3 hours for the initial appointment. We advise you bring a snack and something to drink. Please refer to your appointment letter for more details.
Your carer may attend with you on the first visit.
Take the path to left of the main entrance following signs for Specialist Rehabilitation
London Road Community Hospital
Telephone: 01332 258 431