A neurological specialist firm with services throughout the South West has secured £340,000 and is planning to speculate the funds in new gear and create jobs as a part of its continued development.
Shaped in 2005 by Nicky Ellis and Helen Hobbs, Hobbs Rehabilitation provides outpatient physiotherapy and rehabilitation companies for neurological situations similar to stroke, a number of sclerosis, Parkinson’s illness, cerebral palsy and purchased mind accidents.
The Winchester-based enterprise has websites in Bournemouth, Salisbury and a just lately opened intensive neurotherapy centre in Tablet, North Somerset.
The corporate mentioned it will use the funds from Lombard Asset Finance to increase the therapies it will probably supply sufferers and can look to create 5 new jobs.
Nicky Ellis, specialist physiotherapist and director of Hobbs Rehabilitation, mentioned: “Initially the enterprise was set as much as supply a ‘one cease’ store for sufferers. At first Hobbs supplied clinic and neighborhood companies however, after seeing a rising demand, launched residential intensive rehabilitation 4 years later.
“The high-intensity rehabilitation residential and outpatient companies are delivered by a specialist staff for as much as 4 hours a day for seven days per week.
“This service supplies individuals, who’ve had their freedom and dignity faraway from them by way of a well being downside, with the assistance they require to change into extra impartial. It could actually fairly actually rework individuals’s lives.”
One among Hobbs Rehabilitation former sufferers is equestrian William Fox-Pitt, who suffered a fall at a contest in 2016 that left him in a coma. After receiving remedy he was capable of journey on the Olympic Video games in Rio de Janeiro later that yr.
Henry Bragginton, senior relationship supervisor Lombard mentioned: “Hobbs Rehabilitation’s gear acquisition is strategically vital for the enterprise, which mixes bespoke, hands-on remedy with state-of-the-art neurotechnology to hurry up a affected person’s restoration.
“Hobbs Rehabilitation provides vital companies and it has been nice to have the chance to work with Nicky and the corporate, and to supply it the funding it requires to increase.”