There are 12 wards situated in eight hospitals around Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, providing sub acute, complex rehabilitation and End of Life Care.
Ward 1 at St Luke’s Hospital and Ward 1 at Coalville Community Hospital are both stroke units caring for patients following the acute phase of a stroke. Medical cover is provided by Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) with consultants visiting the wards twice weekly. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy is provided and all patients receive appropriate therapy assessments, including consideration of their psychological and cognitive needs, provision of goal-led intervention planned with the patient, together with holistic discharge planning. Care is planned, managed and overseen by registered staff with the support of unregistered assistants and technical instructors. Specialist occupational therapy and physiotherapy is provided at the two stroke units. Multidisciplinary care is provided in partnership with other professions and providers.
Adults requiring rehabilitation, palliative and end of life care or sub-acute care will be accepted onto the wards following a handover from the referring ward/GP. Admissions are accepted until 9pm.
Coalville Community Hospital
Snibston Ward (stroke unit)
Tel: 01530 467 401
Ellistown Ward 2
Tel: 01530 467 402
Thringston Ward 4
Tel: 01530 467407
Tel: 0116 225 1550
Tel: 0116 225 6147
Feilding Palmer Hospital (Temporarily Closed)
Tel: 01455 200 444
Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital
Tel: 01455 441 922
Tel: 01455 441 844
Loughborough Hospital – Swithland Ward
Tel: 01509 564 241
Melton Mowbray Hospital – Dalgliesh Ward
Tel: 01664 854 901
Rutland Memorial Hospital
(Temporarily Moved to Loughborough Hospital Charnwood Ward)
St Luke’s Hospital
St Lukes Ward 1
Tel: 01858 438163
St Lukes Ward 3
Tel: 01858 438165
Referrals from University Hospitals of Leicester should be made via the Discharge Hub. All other referrals can be made through SPA tel: 0300 300 1000 (referrers only).
Adults requiring sub acute complex rehabilitation and end of life care will be accepted onto the wards following a handover from the referring ward/GP. This applies to all wards except Ward 1 at St Luke’s Hospital and Ward 1 at Coalville Hospital who specialise in specialist stroke rehabilitation only. Referrals to the specialist stroke wards will be accepted directly from University Hospitals of Leicester.
Patients cannot be admitted for respite care. Patients requiring 24 hour medical care cannot be accepted.
How to access this service
By referral only.
What conditions do you cover
The service provides rehabilitation, palliative and end of life care and sub-acute care.
01530 467 401
- healthcare professional at University Hospitals of Leicester
- healthcare professionals (via SPA)
- out of area acute providers
- social worker (Preston Lodge only)