The Douglas Grant Rehabilitation Centre
was the first purpose-built unit in the West of Scotland to offer a
specialist integrated rehabilitation service.
building was carefully designed to provide the best equipment and
facilities in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. The centre
provides specialised treatments for people with very diverse needs,
including Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease and Motor
Neurone Disease. Wheelchair Clinic Physiotherapists, Technical
Officers and Bioengineers work together to provide the first
wheelchair assessment centre in the West of Scotland outwith the
regional centre in Glasgow.
Centre is committed to its prime objective - to help patients
achieve their fullest physical, psychological and social
philosophy of the Douglas Grant Rehabilitation Centre is firmly
based on the individual needs of its patients. Structured
programmes are carefully tailored to reflect those needs and
through co-ordinated therapy from the many disciplines involved,
each individual is motivated and encouraged to achieve their
by the resources of NHS Ayrshire & Arran, the Douglas Grant
Rehabilitation Centre is at the forefront of rehabilitation
therapy. Its forward-thinking, comprehensive approach leads the way
in helping patients achieve independence, dignity and a better
quality of life.
Douglas Grant Rehabilitation Centre is named after Dr Douglas T
Grant who was a Consultant Physician in Care of the Elderly at
Ayrshire Central Hospital from 1962 until he retired in 1989. Dr
Grant was instrumental in bringing the Rehabilitation Medicine
Service to Ayrshire.
are two in-patient wards connected to the Douglas Grant
Rehabilitation Centre, Pavilion 11, Neuro Rehab Medicine and
Pavilion 10, Care of the Elderly.
The Ayrshire Multiple Sclerosis
service is co-ordinated from the Douglas Grant Rehabilitation
Centre, Ayrshire Central Hospital. A dedicated multi-disciplinary
team aim to provide a client centred approach in maintaining a high
level of function and independence for those people who have been
diagnosed as having Multiple Sclerosis.
The multi-discplinary team consists