Our Rehabilitation Services

Enabling people to live as independently as possible by maximising their personal goals

Communication, Voice and Swallowing

Our Speech and Language Therapy service provides specialist assessment, diagnosis and treatment to adults in East Sussex with acquired communication, voice and swallowing difficulties:

Food Management and Nutrition

Our Nutrition and Dietetics service specialises in assessment and advice about food, health and nutrition:

Foot Health

Our Podiatrists specialise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the foot and ankle:

Our orthotics service provides devices to help to prevent or correct deformity and/or improve function, as a result of injury or due to the way our bodies alter over time:

Inpatient Rehabilitation

As part of your recovery from an operation, stroke or trauma, you may need to start your rehabilitation as an inpatient.  This may be in one of our acute hospital sites or at our intermediate care sites based at the Bexhill Irvine Unit and Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital:

And you may have contact with one or more of our rehabilitation services:

MSK (Musculo-skeletal) disorders

Musculo-skeletal (MSK) Therapy services are a group of departments that work together to support patients with musculo-skeletal conditions, which are diseases and injuries relating to muscles, bones and joints:

Neurological services

Rehabilitation at Home

Our services aim to support you in a number of ways in your own familiar setting, eg to recover faster from illness or injury and support timely discharge from hospital, or prevent an unnecessary hospital admission:

Respiratory

Our Regional East Sussex Pulmonary Service (RESPs) provides you with support, advice, interventions and management appropriate to your needs and wishes:

Strength, Mobility and Balance

Our services aim to support you in a number of ways in your own familiar setting, eg to recover faster from illness or injury and support timely discharge from hospital, or prevent an unnecessary hospital admission:

Urgent Rehabilitation Support

If you are experiencing a deterioration in your health, our Crisis Response team can support you with the aim of keeping you out of hospital, and in a familiar setting:

Wellbeing/Changing Effects on your Mind

If you are experiencing a low point in your life and experiencing stress, anxiety and depression, the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust offers a free service for anyone in East Sussex experiencing  these kinds of difficulties: