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OPENING SOON: Brainkind Neurological Centre – York

Brainkind Neurological Centre York is a purpose-built independent mental health hospital for people with brain injuries and complex needs.

Brainkind Neurological Centre – York

Brainkind Neurological Centre York will be opening later this Autumn.

The service is spread over two floors, with spacious accommodation for up to 40 people and four home environment assessment and rehabilitation flats, meaning we can be there for every step of your rehabilitation journey.

The centre is in a new development on the Terry’s Chocolate Works site next to York Racecourse. We are 10 minutes from the city centre, enabling the people we support access to community facilities, vocational opportunities and excellent transport links.

Conditions we support with our Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry:

  • Acquired non-progressive brain injury. This includes but is not limited to, head injury (traumatic brain injury), encephalitis, anoxic brain injury.
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular accident, CV).
  • Non-progressive space occupying lesion (e.g., neoplasm).
  • Those who are post-acute / medically stable or are awaiting the results of medical investigations.
  • Neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with brain injury.
  • History of substance misuse and / or Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD).
  • High-risk profiles due to the impact of brain injury, including disinhibited and/or challenging behaviours.

Our specialist team

Our service delivers the very best in specialist neurological care and rehabilitation, including neuropsychiatry, as needed. Clinical psychiatrists and neuropsychologists lead our in-house multidisciplinary team, including occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, speech & language therapists, social workers, therapy assistants and rehabilitation support workers.

Our highly skilled staff offer person-centred care in a safe and spacious environment. The people we support are actively involved in reviewing their progress against agreed outcomes, and we promote the involvement of families in the rehabilitation process. Our team collaborates with the people we support, other professionals and families to support long-term needs and make recommendations for suitable discharges. Brainkind has a pathway of services, supporting people through every step of their journey, which includes suitable step-down services such as residential rehabilitation, specialist residential care homes and supported living services.

To make a referral, please click here, and a business development team member will call to discuss your requirements. 

If you would like to book a tour or have an informal chat about our service, please contact Rachael Harrison, Business Relationship Manager at Rachael.harrison@brainkind.org

Looking for a new challenge?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our multidisciplinary team from the start.

We are recruiting to our existing team from York House, who will be moving into this impressive modern building shortly to provide the best care and support to help people to thrive after a brain injury.

You will have the opportunity to learn from experts in a range of specialist fields, including rehabilitation, neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry, experience the benefits of using the latest technology, and enjoy the satisfaction of making a difference in people’s lives.

To see what positions are available please click here

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