Momentum (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Floors 1 and 2
Forth Banks House
Skinnerburn Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 3RH

Tel: 0191 2320234
Contact: Gemma Armstrong

Momentum provides a range of support services to those with an Acquired Brain Injury and Neurological Conditions across the North East of England.

Care Services;

Individualised goal-directed Intervention increasing independence in social, domestic and community activities.

Community Integration;

Providing access to an array of social interest groups, 1:1 support including psychological therapies and promotion of independence within the local community, sessions available to support with self-management of conditions, specifically around confidence building and reduction of anxiety and adjustment to injury and or diagnosis of condition.

Personal Development;

12 week modular support focusing on breaking down social, health and economic barriers to independence this will support with; Personal Development and Self Management of Condition, Cognitive Retraining, Group Therapy Sessions, Stress management and Social and Life Skills.

Vocational Rehabilitation;

A centre based rehabilitation service tailored to meet individual needs in order to support service users in improving or acquiring social skills, cognitive retraining and strategies both within the home and workplace as well as support with vocational strategies and behaviours appropriate for the work place. Extensive group and 1:1 psychological input is provided to support individuals with their adjustment to life following injury or diagnosis of condition.

Work placements form a vital part of the programme with individuals working 1:1 with assigned job coaches to establish appropriate areas of vocational interest, skills and retained knowledge.