volume 27, issue 1, P24-29 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2012.714818
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Abstract: Several clinical and government reviews have recommended specialised rehabilitation services for those recovering from neurological insult or neurosurgical intervention. Despite this, provision of 'rapid access'/acute neurorehabilitation units is extremely limited in the UK. In some areas, millions of people have no access to such facilities. Numerous articles have indicated that delayed access to neurorehabilitation in the acute recovery stage may worsen clinical outcomes and increase length of stay for patie…

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