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The Chantry is a specialist neurological centre in Ipswich. We support people to thrive after a brain injury and/or a range of other neurological conditions such as Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis. We are committed to providing innovative neurorehabilitation and long-term complex care and disability management to improve the quality of life for people with acquired brain injury and other neurological conditions.
Specialism: Acquired brain injury and a range of other neurological conditions such as Huntington’s Disease, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis.
Our neurological centre specialises in providing exceptional care for individuals and their families coping with acquired brain injuries and other neurological conditions such as Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis. We are here for you, every step of the way.
The neurorehabilitation multidisciplinary team includes neuro occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, neuro physiotherapist, neuropsychology, rehabilitation nurses and neuropsychiatry, and they are led /supported by a consultant in rehabilitation medicine.
The Chantry is a large Grade II listed mansion built in the 18th century and set within the magnificent gardens of Chantry Park. Our neurological centre offers a safe and comfortable environment for the people we support to thrive, maximising independence and supporting their social and emotional needs.
We can accommodate up to 32 people with a variety of amenities to support their comfort and well-being, including specially adapted bathrooms, a large lounge and dining area, therapy and activity rooms, and a tranquil courtyard. Relaxation and reflection are encouraged in our beautiful walled garden, which features a serene water feature.
Our gym is fully equipped with equipment to enhance movement and function, and our occupational therapists teach personal life skills to increase independence, while our group sessions offer arts, crafts and music therapy.
Our model is based on a neurorehabilitation approach and focuses on enabling people to function more independently and develop their lives as they choose. The multidisciplinary team has specialist assessment and therapy rooms to aid individuals in recovery.
Our person-centred programme may include:
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. Home leave is encouraged wherever possible.
Access to the wider community forms an important part of rehabilitation at Brainkind. The Chantry, and our supported living service, is a ten-minute drive from Ipswich city centre, making social integration possible. Whether discharged within six months or a year, our aim is to support everyone to be as independent as possible. We work with the people we support on a one-to-one basis to access the local community, with a person-centred plan which enables individuals to work at their own pace. That’s why care is tailored to individual circumstances and never rushed.
As well as providing comfortable places to live and socialise, the Chantry and our supported living service are ideally placed for social integration and offer opportunities for education, training, and work placements.
Our supported living service features:
We specialise in the rehabilitation and ongoing long-term support of people following an acquired brain injury and a range of other neurological conditions such as Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis.
Individuals may also have any or a combination of the following:
Phone: 01473 295 200Email:email@example.comAddress: The Chantry, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich IP2 0BP
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