Cumberlege Intermediate Care Centre

Our stroke rehabilitation services at Cumberlege Intermediate Care Centre (CICC) have relocated to St Peter’s Hospital in Spital Road, Maldon. The hospital can be contacted on 01621 725323.

Cumberlege Intermediate Care Centre is a 22 bedded adult rehabilitation unit, consisting of 8 Stroke rehabilitation beds and 14 Intermediate Care beds. CICC is staffed by members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT). The team includes Nurses, Rehabilitation Assistants, Physiotherapists, Occupation Therapists, Speech and Language therapy, Therapy Assistants, Discharge co-ordinator, Housekeepers and GPs. CICC provides rehabilitation in an Inpatient setting to adults, who require rehabilitation after a period of Illness, Immobility, Stroke or falls.

The team provide inpatient rehabilitation and discharge planning to adults who require rehabilitation and therapy following a period of illness, immobility, following a Stroke or falls. The unit is managed by a Matron and is staff by members of a multi-disciplinary team, such as Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Rehabilitation assistants, GP’s, Social Workers, Therapy Assistants. Patients are cared for 24 hours a day and encouraged to be as independent able with the support of therapy and rehabilitation assistants. The unit has daily cover from GPs and a pharmacist visits daily to review medication.
Patient care is led by a team of Nursing Staff, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Health & Social Care Workers and a Social Worker.

Where service is based

The Cumberlege Intermediate Care Centre

Rochford Hospital
Union Lane

Hours of operation

The centre provides inpatient care 24hrs a day -seven days per week

How to Contact Service

Telephone number:01702 372066

Visiting times

Visiting hours to the centre are between 14.30 – 16.30 and 18.00 – 20.00 weekdays and 14.00 – 20.00 on weekends. Meal times are protected.

Visitors are encouraged to help us provide dignity and privacy by using the individual bedrooms or the grounds for visits.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we are unfortunately unable to accept visitors to Cumberledge Intermediate Care Centre (CICC). Exceptions will however be made for families wishing to visit relatives receiving end of life care.

We understand the importance of being able to spend precious time with loved ones towards the end of their lives. However it is important for our staff to balance the need to manage possible risks of infection with the safety of our patients, staff and visitors.
If you wish to visit a loved one receiving end of life care at the Cumberledge Intermediate Care Centre, please follow the guidance below:

  • Before visiting, please contact the centre on 01702 372066 to make arrangements with our staff
  • Where social distancing can be maintained and prior agreements are in place, we can allow up to two family members or people of importance to our patient to visit. Visiting times may be staggered to accommodate visiting for all patients receiving end of life care
  • All visitors must sanitise their hands before entering and wear a face mask at all times
  • Please do not visit if you are experiencing any symptoms of coronavirus – this is essential for the safety of our patients, staff and other visitors.

Where face-to-face visits are not practical or not permitted, our staff will aim to facilitate virtual visits. Please discuss this with the nurses caring for your loved one so that arrangements can be made.

Stroke Early Support and Discharge Team: 01702 372055
8.00 to 16.30 (Monday – Friday)

How to access the service

Please ask for a referral from your GP or other health care professional.