For clinicians

Service lead: Ash Merchant - ward manager
Tel: 0203 644 2720/ 2721

Service lead: Moriam Adekunle - inpatient matron
Tel: 020 3644 2794

Service lead: Anne Motley - community hospitals and IRS manager
Tel: 07834 765362


Referrals are accepted direct to the service from community professionals and discharge facilitators within secondary care.

Criteria: People aged 18 and over living in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and registered with a GP in these areas. Patients should have a confirmed diagnosis where general rehabilitation is the primary need requiring therapeutic assessment and intervention.

Patients who:

  • are awaiting care home placements
  • need critical or high dependency care
  • are bilaterally non weight bearing
  • require 1:1 nursing
  • do not have a clear discharge destination
  • are awaiting equipment e.g. wheelchairs and do not have on-going rehab needs