Elton Unit is a 28-bedded specialist care home which facilitates quality care for adults aged 18 years and older, with a brain injury. The brain injury service is aimed at those whose disability requires management by a specialist team of practitioners who work together to maintain the patient’s wellbeing and quality of life. The Elton Unit offers specialist care for a wide range of complex neurodisabilities including patients in a prolonged disorder of consciousness (PDOC).
- Respiratory management of the neurologically impaired patient
- Postural management
- Dysphagia management
- Spasticity management
- Enteral feeding
- Epilepsy management
At Elton Unit, a family-centered philosophy is embraced, recognising the vital role families play in the well-being and care of patients. Families are encouraged to actively participate in care planning and decision-making processes, enabling a collaborative approach to providing the best possible care.