The Children's Hospital Schömberg is a specialised neurological hospital run by a non-profit organisation and a subsidiary of Reha-Südwest für Behinderte gGmbH.
We treat babies, children, youths and young adults with congenital neurological diseases, with so-called cerebral palsies acquired around birth and patients who have suffered brain damage at a later stage, for example as a result of an accident, an infection or a tumour.
The children's clinic's self-image of offering diagnostics, therapy, counselling and rehabilitation from a single source is explained by the fact that the foundation of the clinic was made possible by the work of several parents' initiatives at a time when there were neither structures nor facilities for the care of these children.
Our work is characterised by the balanced cooperation of many professional groups. The medical team and the nursing staff on the wards work closely with physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, music therapy and psychology. The hospital school with the school kindergarten and social work are further fixed and important components of the team.
50 years of experience in dealing with our very special patients strengthen our conviction that in many cases we can only be successful with such a comprehensive, holistic and patient-centred approach. Individualised medicine is a key concept that we have been living for a long time. Listening and observing are prerequisites for sustainable improvements in the course of treatment. To this end, we rely on current therapy concepts, the latest ventilation technology, innovative treatment approaches and state-of-the-art assistive technology.
Early rehabilitation, epilepsy treatment, care of patients dependent on home mechanical ventilation, post-operative mobilisation, acute crisis intervention, treatment of psychiatric clinical pictures with simultaneous mental disability and interdisciplinary developmental diagnostics and assessment in complex problem constellations comprise our treatment specialities.
Range of medical treatment:
We accept patients after acute neurological diseases and accidents, for example, when they are so stable that they no longer require intensive care. An inpatient admission can take place under certain conditions for clinical neurorehabilitation. This is the case if outpatient treatment approaches are not sufficient or inpatient rehabilitation concepts cannot be implemented and if there is an additional medical treatment indication.
All patients receive therapy and educational offers at our centre, psychological care can be provided for patients and/or relatives. Swimming pool, animal-assisted therapy, gait laboratory and equipment-assisted therapies are used in a targeted manner depending on the indication. The frequency and intensity are adapted to the constitution, performance and endurance of the individual patient.
Range of therapies
Treatment and nursing care at the Children's Hospital Schömberg always means activation in a daily structure close to everyday life. Guidance of relatives as well as support in the patient`s and relatives` developing of an acceptable and realisable (new) perspective on life are provided whenever necessary.
Nursing at the children's hospital
Sustainable discharge management succeeds through the connection to medical, nursing and therapeutic service providers and the appropriate and sufficient supply of aids and necessary medical equipment. Special educational counselling by the SBBZ of the hospital school and the arrangement of further comprehensive socio-medical services also contribute to this.