Therapies at The Brightwell
The Brightwell offers a unique environment for those looking to receive an extensive range of therapies for people with chronic neurological and other conditions.
We are proud to confirm that our facilities are second to none in the Greater Bristol area and we offer a. friendly yet professional approach in a non- clinical environment.
The Brightwell offers fully accessible premises, with extensive free disabled parking. In the physiotherapy department there is a full hoisting system and a vast array of equipment.
Each therapist is fully qualified in their field and registered with the relevant professional body. All our volunteers are also trained to the highest standard.
What conditions do our members have?
ISome of the conditions our service users have include:
Post operative recuperation
Guillain barre syndrome
Motor Neurone Disease
Functional Neurological Disorders
What sort of therapies are available?
The Brightwell offers fully accessible premises, with extensive free disabled parking. In the physiotherapy department there is a full hoisting system.
Our therapies include Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment in our Chamber, please visit our Oxygen Therapy page for full details .
Each therapist is fully qualified in their field and registered with the relevant professional body. All our volunteers are also trained to the highest standard as set out through the Neurological Therapy Network Guidelines.
We also have an extensive range of Specialist clinics including:
Bladder and Bowel support for members with MS.
One to One Counselling
Citizen’s Advice sessions
Mollie Suit assessments
Please visit our Specialist Clinics page for full details.
Non neurological conditions
We also offer non-subsidised sessions for those wanting to benefit from our therapies who may not have a chronic condition. This can include acute illness or injury, including sports and trauma. These users will still have use of our facilities in the same way but pay through Bristol Therapy Centre Ltd. Click here for an application form for non neurological service users.
How much do the therapies cost?
All the sessions for those members living with neurological conditions are subsidised through our fundraising efforts and supporter donations.
However, as a charity we do ask for a contribution towards each session, the details of which are below.
It is the Charity’s policy to never denied someone support due to financial reasons and we welco0me the opportunity to confidentially discuss any payment issues with anyone struggling to contribute towards for their therapy sessions.
Please click here to see our Cancellation Policy
Please see our Specialist Clinics page for details about session chaeges where applicable.
We have a volunteer driver who can bring people to the Centre if transport is required. Clients must be able to transfer with minimal assistance. Costs based on distance provided by the driver.
Contributing by Standing Order
Where possible we request that members contribute by standing order.
The benefits are as follows:
It helps us with planning for staffing/volunteer levels.
Members know they have a definite booking.
You only pay for 44 weeks a year, to take into account holidays.
We are only usually closed for 1 week over Christmas and New Year.
You know you have made your contribution, so there are no concerns about forgetting.
It is easier to budget.
Adjustments can be made for long term absence e.g. hospitalisation or prolonged illness.
Standing orders are worked out on an average of 44 weeks per year if someone attends weekly. This takes into account 8 weeks of non-attendance for any reason.
1-2-1 Physio @ £25 per session X 44 weeks / 12 months = £91.66 per month
Oxygen @ £15 per session X 44 weeks / 12 months = £55.00 per month
Exercise class @ £ 8 per session X 44 weeks / 12 months = £29.33 per month
For fortnightly sessions the following applies:
1-2-1 Physio @ £30 per session X 22 weeks / 12 months = £55.00 per month
Please click here to download a Standing Order Form.
A member of staff or a member of our Reception Team will be pleased to work out your monthly payment with you based on your individual treatment plan. We can also print off any forms and complete them with you.