Acquired brain injury service
The inpatient brain injury service provides rehabilitation for
patients with severe brain injuries. The rehabilitation team is
made up of a number of different professionals to ensure that the
patients’ physical, emotional and social rehabilitation needs are
At the Poole Brain Injury Service, patients follow a programme
which is focused on their own rehabilitation goals. This gives
patients the opportunity to tailor the rehabilitation process to
their individual situations. The patient’s rehabilitation goals are
reviewed regularly in meetings with the rehabilitation team and
significant family members.
Rehabilitation usually continues after discharge from hospital
and is coordinated through the Community Brain Injury Service at
Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.