Better Care

A-Z of services

Child Development CentresCentres based in communities across Birmingham offering specialist services and support for disabled children, carers and special schools.
Child Respite CareThe Turtles Short Breaks (respite care) at Edgewood Road provides respite nursing care for children and young adults aged from five to 18 years with chronic illness or disability.
Children and Young People's Speech and Language TherapyThe Children's Speech and Language Therapy Department provides a citywide service to children and young people with communication difficulties.
Children in CareMakes sure networks are formed and kept with agencies concerned with the health and wellbeing of looked after children in the care of the local authority.
Children's Rapid ResponseThe children's rapid response team comprises professionals with extended experience in caring for children with complex healthcare needs.
Chronic Kidney DiseaseThe service provides management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) where kidney function is moderately or severely reduced. Services offered include patient and professional education.
Clinical Measurements Laboratory (CML)The Clinical Measurements Laboratory is a multidisciplinary measurement and analysis facility with a focus on clinical gait analysis.
Community Children's Nursing and Palliative Care TeamProvides highly skilled nursing care for children with acute and chronic health needs within their own home.
Community NursesProvides a specialist therapeutic nursing service to adults with learning disabilities who have additional complex health needs.
Community Paediatric PhysiotherapyCommunity Paediatric Physiotherapists work with children, families and carers in order to enable the child to reach their full potential by maximising function and independence and promoting normal movement; aiming to prevent or limit contractures and deformity, and thereby improve quality of life.
Community PaediatriciansA team of doctors specialising in child health and offering high quality services centred on the child and family.
Community Stroke ServicePart of Adults and Community division, the community stroke service is delivered in E&N and C&W Birmingham.
Complex Neuro Rehabilitation Specialist ClinicThe Complex Neuro Rehabilitation Specialist Clinic.
ContinenceRuns community bladder and bowel clinics and also provides support, advice and assessment of individual needs.
Coronary Heart DiseaseProvides a community heart failure service, a family-based coronary disease prevention and rehabilitation programme and traditional cardiac rehabilitation.