Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

Neuropsychology services

The neuropsychological service provides therapy and rehabilitation for patients with acquired neurological disorders.

Find out more about the service including information on how to refer

Service overview

The service offers:

  • Specialist assessment of strengths and impairments in cognitive functioning that arise subsequent to acquired neurological disorders.
  • Assessment of mood
  • Integrated clinical formulations
  • Evidence based psychological therapies to facilitate emotional difficulties subsequent to the Neurological event.
  • Interventions to address behaviour needs
  • Participation in goal-focused multi-disciplinary rehabilitation with colleagues in the community neurorehabilitation team.
  • Referral on to other services
  • Behaviour assessments
  • Interventions to aid a return to work
  • Interventions to address the changes subsequent to acquired cognitive deficits including skills building and environmental modifications. This includes advice and therapy strategies to remediate problems affecting memory, perception, concentration and other aspects of intellectual functioning.
  • Interventions to enable patients to access rehabilitation from other therapists
  • Interventions may be at any of the following levels; anticipatory, curative, enabling, maintenance, rehabilitative or supportive
  • Interventions may be via 1-1 contact with the patient or through working more systemically with e.g. family, other rehab professionals, other agencies

We treat

The Neuropsychology Service provides a service for people over 16 years who have a diagnosis of stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis or other identified acquired neurological disorder with an identified organic basis where the current cognitive state is not deteriorating.

Referral criteria

  • Patients are registered with a Croydon GP and live in or very near to the London Borough of Croydon
  • Are over 16 years of age and not at school
  • Have an acquired neurological disorder with an identified organic basis where the current cognitive state is not deteriorating and are medically stable
  • Have an identified difficulty or need arising directly from the neurological disorder
  • Have a condition with onset recently or if onset was longer ago, who have not already received rehabilitation and/or there is a recent change in need
  • Have not been referred for emotional or mental health needs which pre-date the neurological event
  • Do not have significant or acute mental health difficulties
  • Do not have marked behavioural disturbance
  • Are able to communicate sufficiently to access short-term psychological therapy (interpreters are available)
  • Do not have such marked cognitive difficulties that they would be unable to access therapy
  • Are not currently abusing alcohol or drugs

How to refer

Email CH-TR.neuropsychology@nhs.net

Please check that your patient is happy to be referred.

Please include:

  • Patient name, and contact details
  • Reason for referral
  • How you think the patient can benefit from our input.
  • Medical history, including date of onset, relevant discharge summaries, brain scan results, current medication, details of any other specialist services currently involved and detail any risk factors.

Contact information

Email CH-TR.neuropsychology@nhs.net

Clinical Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Service
Broad Green Centre
1-13 Lodge Road
Croydon
Surrey
CR0 2PT

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