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Rehabilitation medicine

Managing disabling conditions and injuries

Rehabilitation medicine helps people with disabling medical injury or a disabling disease manage their condition

Overview

At The Wellington Hospital, we have the largest independent rehabilitation unit in the UK that is CARF accredited with over 60 rooms designed especially for neurological rehabilitation. We care for patients aged over 18 with a range of neurological conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Encephalitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Guillian-Barre syndrome. We aim to help patients achieve optimal recovery and wellbeing through a personalised rehabilitation programme, tailored to support the individual and their family. 

Our intensive care unit and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment on-site give full support to patients who need complex inpatient rehabilitation. Our consultants are at the forefront of medicine in neurological rehabilitation. Supporting them is a team of rehabilitation specialists that includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, neuropsychologists, dietitians, specialist rehabilitative nursing and more. We also have three specialist rehabilitation gyms and a hydrotherapy pool.


 

Expertise

Our internationally respected consultants are leaders in their fields and hold senior positions in London's top teaching hospitals.

  • Occupational therapy for adults

    Need to know

    Illness, injury or ageing can have a significant impact on your physical abilities and psychological well being. Our occupational therapists can help you to develop, maintain or regain the ability to do the things you need and want to do. We provide support for adults and children with a range...

  • Paediatric occupational therapy

    Need to know

    We work with children from birth to adolescence with a wide range physical and learning difficulties, including developmental delays, neurological conditions and autism spectrum disorders. The purpose of occupational therapy is to help your child achieve their maximum level of independence and quality...

  • Physio for neurological rehabilitation

    Need to know

    If you're following a neurological rehabilitation programme, physio can play an important part in your progress. It's designed to help with some of the physical issues you might experience if you've had a head or spinal injury, an accident, stroke or if you have a neurological condition such as Parkinson's...

  • Speech and language therapy

    Need to know

    As an adult, your ability to communicate can be affected by a serious illness or injury. Speech and language therapists treat disorders of speech, language, communication, voice and swallowing. Through a combination of exercises, compensatory strategies and other techniques, speech and language therapy...

  • Nutritional services

    Need to know

    Our nutritional services are designed to enhance your care in many ways - from helping you manage a long-term digestive condition to supporting your recovery from an operation or sports injury. 

Consultant in theatres

Our consultants

Under our care, you will be looked after by dedicated consultants who specialise in all aspects of rehabilitation medicine.

Our facilities

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

  • The Portland Hospital

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Children's enquiries 020 7390 8020
    Maternity enquiries 020 7390 6068
    Gynaecology enquiries 020 7390 6200

  • The Wellington Hospital

    The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Place

    London NW8 9LE

    Appointments 0207 483 5148
    Enquiries 020 3131 7478

  • The Wellington Hospital

    The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Place

    London NW8 9LE

    Appointments 0207 483 5148
    Enquiries 020 3131 7478

Patient undergoing neurorehabilitation

Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit

We’re here to help get patients back on the road to wellbeing with highly personalised rehabilitation programmes. We ensure our patients and their families are at the centre of everything we do, in a truly patient-centered programme of care. From the moment you arrive, we'll be by your side.
My recovery is totally down to the therapists and staff at The Wellington and the amazing equipment they have there.
Ian

Patient of the Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit

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