Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre

Rehabilitation and care for people over 16 with brain injuries and neurological conditions

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Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre

Wishaw ML2 9BY

Tel: 01698 384055

Fax: 01698 385240

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Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre

At Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre, we rehabilitate, treat, care and support people over 16 with brain injuries and neurological conditions.

Within the grounds of the historical Murdostoun Castle in the heart of the Scottish countryside, our patients come to us for our intense rehabilitation services following a brain injury, and for our transitional, independent living services, which help them get back to living at home or into a community-based setting.  Our brain injury centre is regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.  Their latest inspection report, published in November 2017, rated our service as "good" overall with a "very good" rating for quality of information.  To view the report in full, please click below:

Inspection Report - Brain Injury Centre November 2017

We also look after people who have conditions such as acquired brain injury, traumatic brain injury, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and spinal injury.  This service is regulated and inspected by the Care Inspectorate.  Our last inspection took place in May 2018.  To view this report, please click below:

Neurological Care Centre, May 2018

We're delighted to share the progress our patients make during their time here at Murdostoun.   Half our patients who were discharged in 2017 returned home to live independently.

Outcomes Murdostoun


Getting here

  • Located midway between Glasgow and Edinburgh

  • Eight miles from the M8 and seven miles from the M74

  • Wishaw, Cleland and Hartwood stations all close by

  • Glasgow International Airport and Edinburgh International Airport, both a 45 minute drive away

  • Free on-site parking

What's here

  • 41 beds, many en-suite and four independent living flats

  • Large communal living spaces with flat-screen TVs, Wii and DVD player

  • On site hydrotherapy pool and gymnasium

  • Extensive gardens and patio areas

  • Conservatory with pool table

  • Therapy kitchen and other dedicated therapy rooms

While you're here

  • An extensive therapeutic activities programme

  • Patient laundry service

  • Mini-bus service for community visits and appointments

Care at Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre

Specialist Rehabilitation

We provide assessment and intensive rehabilitation for patients with brain injuries and other neurological conditions. We treat people who no longer need the high level of nursing or medical care provided by an NHS hospital but would benefit from a short but intensive period of rehabilitation.

Slow Stream Rehabilitation

This is for people who have already undergone rehabilitation or who wouldn't gain the maximum benefit from a short, intense rehabilitation programme. Slow stream rehabilitation is designed for patients who need time to practise new skills before moving to a community-based setting or home.

Complex Disability Management

The focus is on providing relief from pain, discomfort or stress and is all about improving a patient's everyday quality of life. Most patients have either severe and far-reaching disabilities or may be in the later stages of a progressive neurological condition. We can also provide respite care to give families and carers a much needed break.

What people say about us

Reviews of our approach and how we've helped our patients

Thank you so much for everything you have done for my son.  It has been so comforting knowing that he is safe in your care. Thank you for always making me feel welcome and allowing... Read more >


Thank you very much for your work, assistance and support. I am happy I could meet you and thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Former patient

The staff have all been wonderful.  I have been made so welcome. If ever I need anything, it's there.  I have been supported 100%.


Advice and Support

Independence and choice

Our patients are encouraged to be as independent as possible and make individual choices about all aspects of life at Murdostoun. Patients, friends and family are actively involved in setting goals and planning throughout their time at the centre.

The Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre team

Our general manager Jim Loudon leads a team of consultants, psychologists, psychiatrists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, personal activity leaders (PALs) and specialist nurses, assistants and support staff.

Who we work with

We are a Headway Corporate Supporter