Located in Liverpool, Redford Court is a specialist neurobehavioural rehabilitation centre for people with acquired brain injury (ABI). It forms part of the nationwide network of rehabilitation support services provided by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).

What does it do?

Redford Court specialises in the rehabilitation of people with an acquired brain injury and complex needs including physical, cognitive, behavioural and/or emotional difficulties, including physical or verbal aggression, impaired social functioning and disinhibited behaviour. Specialist rehabilitation is based on a neurobehavioural approach and focuses on enabling service users to function more independently, develop their lives as they choose and participate in as many of their previous roles and activities as possible.

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Outcomes and satisfaction ratings

Feedback is very important to us as it enables us to continuously improve our standards of practice. We regularly ask all our stakeholders to offer feedback on their satisfaction with our service. We collect satisfaction questionnaires from service users, family members, funders and commissioners. Of the family members who responded in June 2016:

  • The average length of stay was 24 weeks
  • The average time since injury was nine months
  • 100% feel that their relative is kept safe and secure
  • 23% of service users needed full-time care on admission.
  • 69% of admissions came from residential facilities or nursing home/hospitals.
  • 27% of service users were independent and 9% in overnight care on discharge
  • Thirteen people were admitted to Redford Court and there were seventeen discharges
  • 100% are extremely likely to recommend Redford Court if they needed similar care or treatment
  • 91% of service users were discharged to live in independent accommodation or in supported living

Of the service users who responded in June 2016:

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  • 92% find it easy to keep in touch with family or friends
  • 92% feel that staff treat them with dignity and respect

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Facilities and environment

Redford Courtoffers an outstanding setting for rehabilitation, with a bright modern and well-equipped environment. There are 20 large studio-style apartments and four independent living flats, each with en-suite facilities. These are complemented by pleasant communal areas for dining and relaxation. Redford Court has a computer suite with WiFi access for service users. There is a small lounge with sensory equipment which is used for relaxation. The physiotherapy room has a selection of equipment suitable for service users. There are two fully equipped rehabilitation kitchens incorporate facilities for cooking and laundry.

Access to the wider community forms an important part of rehabilitation. Located in the vibrant, multicultural city of Liverpool, Redford Court is ideally situated for social integration, and also offers opportunities for education and work placements. Service users enjoy easy access to the city’s artistic and cultural centres, Liverpool One Shopping Centre, a selection of theatres, museums and leisure facilities such as nearby Sefton Park.