Community Rehabilitation Facilities
- Specialist Rehabilitation Wards
- Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre
- Rowley Regis Hospital
- Harvest View
When a person completes their acute medical treatment but continues to require rehabilitation the therapists on the acute ward will discuss with the person, and if applicable their family or carers, how best to continue their treatment in a community setting with one of our Trust’s specialist therapy services.
Wherever possible, the team will arrange for their care to continue in their home environment, but where that isn’t possible, the person may be referred to our Specialist Rehabilitation Wards at Rowley Regis Hospital (Eliza Tinsley Ward and Henderson Ward) or Leasowes Intermediate Care Unit. They may also be referred to Harvest View, in Rowley Regis, which is a health and social care facility jointly run by Sandwell Council and the Trust.
The purpose of these units is to offer short-term, individualised help for people who have experienced deterioration in their function to re-learn the skills required to keep them safe and independent at home, or to adapt to be as independent as possible.
The aim is to help people regain their ability to complete usual activities, such as managing their own personal care, or becoming more mobile. The team at the wards will work with each individual on their own goals to help them achieve a level of function which will allow them to return home. It is possible that the team will arrange ongoing care and support, which may include further rehabilitation in their own home.
Each ward is nurse and therapy-led, and the medical cover is provided by a team of GPs and Advanced Clinical Practitioners. We also have visiting clinicians from a wide range of professions who will come to see individuals on a case-by-case basis.
Each patient being cared for at Leasowes has their own room with their own en-suite bathroom area.
There is a large therapy gym, assessment kitchen, as well as shared dining facilities to support social contact. There are indoor and outdoor spaces for those receiving care to meet with visitors away from their bedspace if they prefer.
You will need to bring day and night clothes and toiletries, and everyone is encouraged to used the shared facilities during the day including for dining as part of their ongoing rehabilitation. Whilst our team are on hand to help you, you will be encouraged to be as independent as possible and will be central in the decision making about your goals and progress.
Each ward at Rowley Regis has 24 beds, made up of single-sex bays of 6-8 beds as well as some individual side rooms. Bathroom facilities are shared.
There is access to a large therapy gym, assessment kitchen and shared dining facilities to support social contact. There are indoor and outdoor spaces for those receiving care to meet with visitors away from their bedspace if they prefer.
You will need to bring day and night clothes and toiletries, and everyone is encouraged to use the shared facilities during the day, including for dining, as part of their ongoing rehabilitation. Whilst our team are on hand to help you, you will be encouraged to be as independent as possible and will be central in the decision making about your goals and progress.
Harvest View in Rowley Regis offers specialist support from both social care and health staff all under one roof, with 80 en-suite rooms and friendly communal areas as well as lovely outdoor spaces.
The facility enables people to get back home after a hospital visit and also those who need some structured support to avoid a hospital stay altogether.
Harvest View replicates the home environment, where residents can be encouraged back to their normal health in familiar surroundings. The focus is on maintaining and improving independent living rather than specifically treating the medical condition.
Watch the video below for a tour of the facility:
You can contact the each facility on below numbers:
Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre: 0121 612 3444.
Rowley Regis Hospital
Henderson Ward: 0121 507 3217 or 0121 507 6331
Eliza Tinsley Ward: 0121 507 6354 or 0121 507 6307
Harvest View: 0121 569 7277