New Family Support Group at Huntercombe Nottingham

Our Nottingham Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre have recently changed the format of their Family Support Group for families of residents at the centre.    The group is now overseen by our psychologists in conjunction with the University of Derby, whose principal research interests lie in…

Huntercombe Nottingham involved in clinical trials with University of Derby

Huntercombe Nottingham have further expanded their links with the University of Derby through clinical trials of the Emego EMG switch. The Emego is an approved class 1 medical device designed to detect the smallest of muscle movements, using EMG technology to wirelessly trigger assistive technology equipment. The focus…

First event for commissioners at Nottingham Brain Injury and Neurological Care Centre

Nottingham held its first event for commissioners and referrers on 6 November 2019.  The event, which coincided with the launch of our new brochure, was well attended with good representation from local commissioners with some having travelled over 100 miles. There were presentations from each of our three…

Huntercombe award winners at Nottingham Brain Injury and Neurological Care Centre

We held our local Huntercombe Heroes Awards celebrations recently at our brain injury rehabilitation centre in Nottingham.   Congratulations to all our winners !  We’re looking forward to the national awards now in September.

Cinderella

Are you looking for respite care this Summer?

In addition to 24 hour specialist nursing care and a change of scene, our respite clients have the opportunity to meet others, share new experiences and enjoy any of our therapeutic or social activities.  We can also use this time to reassess an individual’s care needs and offer…

Halloween at Nottingham BIRU

We then had a visit from White Post Farm, a local petting zoo who brought in a mouse, lizard, snake and tarantula!  They also brought some cute bunnies with them to balance it all out with a bit of fluffiness!

Firework party at Nottingham BIRU

Romeo and Juliet

We performed it in the Fernwood Unit garden.  The actors were a mixture of therapy and care staff and a junior physiotherapist accompanied the play with keyboard and singing.  The props had been made by residents in activities groups leading up to the date of the play.  It…