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Neurorehabilitation team

Rehabilitation following the diagnosis of a neurological condition or injury may start in the hospital or in the community. The patient’s journey through rehabilitation may require input from various professionals within the multi-disciplinary team. The involvement of professionals will be based on each patient’s individual needs.

This film describes the roles of the following team members in turn:

  • Rehabilitation Medicine Doctor
  • Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Neuro Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Dietitian
  • Neuro Occupational Therapist
  • Neuro Physiotherapist

The film was developed by the Greater Manchester Neuro Rehabilitation Network, hosted by Salford Royal Foundation Trust. With special thanks to Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Stockport NHS Foundation Trust for their contributions.

Many thanks to the professionals who took part in filming and contributed to preparing the scripts. The input of the Patient & Carer and Training & Education groups was also invaluable.

Please share this film with patients and professionals alike to aid understanding of the multi-disciplinary team members working in Neurorehabilitation. Please bear in mind that this is not an exhaustive list and many other specialists contribute to the rehabilitation journey of this patient group.

The Clinical Neuropsychologist role has also been depicted in an animation, created by Salford University Students Vincent Boardman, Mark Buji with voiceover by Luke Richards. Please see video below: