The Sunderland and Gateshead CABIS provides specialist community rehabilitation services for people with mild, moderate or complex acquired brain injury(ABI), facilitating individuals to access a range of services.
The service offers specialist multi-disciplinary Neuro-rehabilitation care to individuals and their carers addressing comprehensive needs for functional and emotional support, information and advice, practical help with vocational issues, housing, benefits and care support needs.
The team works to facilitate early hospital discharge from local hospitals to appropriate settings for bespoke rehabilitation, as required.
If you would like advice from the team to determine whether a referral is appropriate please contact us on 0191 566 5650.
Referrals are accepted from: GPs and primary care staff, Hospital Consultants and other qualified members of the rehabilitation MDT (in patient/outpatient services, Family and carer support workers, Patients and their carers if already known to the service and who meet the referral criteria. Please email: CabisTeam@cntw.nhs.uk