Grafton Regis rehab unit celebrates 30 years

Grafton Manor in Grafton Regis which opened as a rehabilitation unit 30 years ago.
Grafton Manor in Grafton Regis which opened as a rehabilitation unit 30 years ago.

Staff and residents at Grafton Manor brain injury rehabilitation unit, Grafton Regis, has celebrated the unit’s as well as Partnerships in Care’s 30th anniversary.

Brain Injury Services, Grafton Manor was the first unit acquired by Partnerships in Care (PiC) in 1985.

Grafton Manor was one of the first ever neuro-rehabilitation services in the UK and today the company owns over 60 hospitals across the country.

It offers open and community rehab services for adults with either a traumatic or acquired brain injury, including that resulting from a stroke.

The site, set in a quiet village in peaceful countryside, includes attractive, historic and purpose-fitted Grafton Manor, The Chantry, a cottage, a flat and a studio flat.

It also has two community houses situated in Kingsley just outside of Northampton.

The 30th anniversary celebrations were attended by past and present residents, families, villagers and staff.

Rachel Beckett, Hospital Director, who welcomed the guests said: “At Grafton Manor we are excited to celebrate this momentous occasion and are so

pleased many staff and residents, including former ones, as well as families and local people have been able to join us.”