A home before home for hospital rehab patients



Some of East Lancashire’s most seriously injured NHS patients now benefit from the opening of a specially adapted apartment at Burnley General Hospital’s Rakehead Centre.
The one-bed apartment, built thanks to a £40,000 investment by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, helps patients with serious neurological problems to live independently in the days before they leave Rakehead Rehabilitation Centre.
Alison Roberts, neuro rehabilitation service co-ordinator, said: “Patients treated here at Rakehead suffer from brain injuries which can be the result of a serious accident or stroke.
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15 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 27
Source: Pendle Today
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