Community Acquired Brain Injury Service (CABIS) – Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside – CNTW102 (Sunderland base)

The Community Acquired Brain Injury Service (CABIS) provides specialist community rehabilitation services for people with acquired brain, or head injury, living in Gateshead, Sunderland, and South Tyneside.

The service offers specialist multidisciplinary neurorehabilitation care to individuals and their family members / carers, addressing comprehensive needs for functional and emotional support, information and advice, practical help with vocational issues, housing, benefits, and care support needs.

The team works to facilitate discharge from local hospitals to appropriate settings for bespoke rehabilitation, as required.

If you would like to discuss whether a referral is appropriate, please contact us on (0191) 566 5650.

How to get Referred

CABIS operate an open referral system and take referrals by letter, phone, email. Referrals are accepted from health professionals, service users, family members / friends (with service user consent). Please email: [email protected]





Monkwearmouth Hospital Newcastle Road Sunderland SR5 1NB

Opening Times

Monday 8am – 5pm Tuesday 8am – 5pm Wednesday 8am – 5pm Thursday 8am – 5pm Friday 8am – 5pm

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