Rehabilitation and recovery

The Intensive Care rehabilitation team, is a team which supports patients on Intensive Care during their stay, as well as after their stay on Intensive Care.

Healthcare provided

The Intensive Care Rehabilitation team is made up of a number of members from the MDT (multi-disciplinary team) including:

  • the lead consultant
  • the lead nurse
  • rehabilitation nurse assistant
  • physiotherapist
  • occupational therapist
  • CBT Therapist

The Intensive Care Rehabilitation team work to support the physical and psychological recovery from critical illness.

The rehabilitation journey starts on the Intensive Care unit and we then continue to support our patients when they step down to the ward. We also continue to support patients following discharge home in the form of follow up phone call, ICU follow up clinic with a consultant and the peer support group.

The team support patients with any needs they may have.

Get in touch

Call us on 
01226 435865 or 07855 517499

Physical problems can include

  • global weakness post intensive care admission
  • loss of muscle mass
  • lack of coordination and balance
  • breathlessness

Psychological problems can include

  • delirium
  • poor sleep
  • nightmares
  • anxiety
  • hallucinations
  • low mood and depression
  • reduced concentration
  • altered cognition
  • PTSD

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  • Page last reviewed: 23 October 2023
  • Next review due: 20 April 2024