The Bridge Neurological Care Centre rated ‘Good’ at their latest CQC inspection

The Bridge Neurological Care Centre have been rated ‘Good’ at their latest CQC Inspection, achieving a ‘Good’ rating across every domain.

The Bridge provides a range of care and rehabilitation pathways for men and women with complex neurological conditions including:

  • Neurological physical and cognitive rehabilitation, inpatient assessment and treatment
  • Long term complex care including specialist nursing
  • Care for individuals with Tracheostomies and those requiring invasive and non-invasive ventilation
  • Sensory assessment and complex care for patients with disorders of consciousness
  • Respite and short breaks
  • Palliative care


The new team led by Iain Veitch have worked hard to turn things round at The Bridge. They have implemented robust clinical systems and processes and improved quality and monitoring.

The report highlights how the service works in successful partnership with a number of external professionals and agencies to promote people’s health and wellbeing.

Some of the comments from those who were interviewed included:

“They’re always coming in and putting me through activities and encouraging me to do things. They don’t just leave you sitting in bed”

“There’s always lots to do here. I do here what I like to do at home.”

“It is wonderful here, they are exceptional staff and really know how to support [my relative].”

“They never treat me differently. They always treat me as a person and how I want to be treated.”

“[The registered manager, Iain Veitch] has really changed the culture and we are now given the ability to be innovative.”


Click here to read the full report.