Patient description: Medically stable, but low awareness or response persists beyond eg 3 weeks after sedation withdrawn, ICP corrected and medically stable. Able to benefit from medical and physical therapy to prevent complications and support recovery.
Description of rehabilitation input: Assessment/active rehabilitation phase which needs to be distinguished from long term care, although planning care increasingly important aim after some (eg 6) months. Patients may go to active participation unit if they improve sufficiently.
Putney – The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
1 Sewardstone Close
Tel: 0208 498 5620