Renovo Care is an independent specialist provider of neurological rehabilitation for adults with neurological conditions including acquired brain injury (ABI) and progressive neurological disorders. We offer high quality care that promotes and supports the best rehabilitative outcomes possible. Swanborough House in Brighton is a residential service providing continuing care and slow-stream acquired brain injury rehabilitation for adults.Read more
A stroke is a brain attack. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off, killing brain cells. Damage to the brain can affect how the body works. It can also change how you think and feel.
The effects of a stroke depend on where it takes place in the brain, and how big the damaged area is.
There are three different types of stroke; ischaemic strokes, haemorrhagic strokes and transient ischemic attacks.
- An ischaemic stroke is caused by a blockage cutting off the blood supply to the brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
- A haemorrhagic stroke is caused by a bleeding in or around the brain.
- A transient ischaemic attack or TIA is also known as a mini-stroke. It is the same as a stroke, except that the symptoms only last for a short amount of time. This is because the blockage that stops the blood getting to your brain is temporary.
What causes stroke?
As we age, our arteries become harder and narrower and more likely to become blocked. However, certain medical conditions and lifestyle factors can speed up this process and increase your risk of having a stroke.
Possibility People is a charity based in Sussex. Our mission is to give people access to the right information, with the right support, so they are enabled to make personal choices. Possability People runs many different projects and services, which together, help us to deliver this mission.Read more
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (UHSussex) was formed on 1 April 2021. The Trust was created by a merger of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, running hospitals in Brighton and Haywards Heath, and Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, running hospitals in Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing and Chichester. It is an acute teaching hospital trust working across five main …Read more
Priory Adult Care is part of the Priory Group, a national private company, and is uniquely placed to benefit from the breadth and depth of the Priory Group’s reputable services and expertise. From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Group provides specialist behavioural care services to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Through a network of high quality …Read more
We provide acute hospital and community health services for people living in East Sussex and surrounding areas. Full details of our Rehabilitation Services can be found on the Rehabilitation pages of our website. This includes our After Trauma Team, a team of multidisciplinary clinicians based primarily at our East Sussex Trauma Unit at Conquest Hospital, but covering the whole of …Read more
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS that provides community services to patients in Sussex. It is houses in several sites across the county. The sections or departments that provide services to people with disabilities include the following: Community Equipment Service – West Sussex Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team (Brighton & Hove) Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team (Bognor Regis) …Read more
The Neuro Outpatient Physiotherapy Service is part of University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust Email referrals should have a subject title reference: FAO Neuro-outpatient physiotherapy or FAO MSK Physiotherapy. Postal referrals should be addressed: Sandra Wilson, Neurophysiotherapy, Elliot House, RSCH. Email enquiries should go to: firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more
Post acute neuro rehab for people with a Sussex GP who have a new diagnosis of acquired brain injury that cannot be managed in the community.Read more
Single point of access to a range of services.Read more
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