Working with Health colleagues and Case Managers we provide full support for people with varying types and levels of brain injury ranging from traumatic injury, issues arising during the perinatal period, following brain surgery or cerebral vascular accident (stroke). As part of the multidisciplinary team we like to be involved in the early stages of the rehabilitation process and welcome referrals from neuro-rehabilitation units. We find that early involvement enables us to build excellent lasting relationships with you and your team and gives confidence that when you return home everything will run smoothly and your rehabilitation will continue seamlessly. We have succeeded in providing long term services where others have failed, sometimes transferring existing teams of personal assistants through TUPE arrangements and supplementing them with additional people if necessary.
Deciding how to provide support at home after such a life changing event can be very daunting. We feel it is important that you are comfortable with the philosophy of the company, the way it is run and the qualifications and experience of the management and staff teams. NCCN has successfully provided support for people with Acquired Brain Injury since 2000. We work with people who have difficulty with disinhibited behaviour, trauma induced psychosis, physiotherapy, invasive ventilation to support respiration, autonomic dysreflexia and any other issues that you may have.
Our support is very much around your needs and we work with you, your family and team of professionals to make sure that we are all working together to help you to achieve your goals.
Your team will be carefully selected, you and your family will be involved in the recruitment process which will include periods of ‘shadowing’ for new staff to make sure that everyone gets on well. All services are led and monitored by qualified general nurses and additional support is available from our learning disability nurse who is a specialist in working with difficult behaviours. Training around your care needs will be provided in house and in collaboration with colleagues from your multi-disciplinary team. We constantly monitor your programme of support and look for what is working well, what could be better and what to do to achieve that. Clinical supervision is available to your staff team involving your psychologists, physiotherapists etc.
We have been away on holiday with people who are totally reliant on invasive ventilation and oxygen therapy, our ‘can do attitude’ and positive approach to risk assessment helps to enrich your life.
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We are members of Headway Brain Injury Association