Independent Provider Of Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Services

Hobbs Rehabilitation at Oaksey House

Hobbs provide a specialist inpatient and outpatient neurological rehabilitation at Oaksey House near Newbury, the flagship rehabilitation centre of the Injured Jockeys Fund. 

Within the Injured Jockey Funded facility, Hobbs offer rehabilitation to all neurological patients, specialising in Spinal Cord and Head injuries. We also provide an active environment for the younger population. A large number of those we treat are young with a spinal cord injury and include sports men and women from the equestrian and RFU (rugby)
world, although Oaksey House is not exclusively for young sports people.

At Oaksey House, we provide personalised treatment for those with neurological conditions, including complex trauma and amputees. The rehabilitation services aim to assess all the
different aspects of an individual's care and rehabilitation needs, which will be continually updated throughout their treatment. As well as the interdisciplinary co-ordination of the 
rehabilitation programme, we work closely with the individual, family and carers to address long-term goals to allow individuals to continue their progress and ensure a smooth
transition to the home environment.

The state of the art building with its many eco friendly features has a purpose built gym, a
hydrotherapy pool, an Alter-G machine and FES bike alongside other specialist equipment.
The facility also has light, airy communal areas which makes this an ideal environment in
which to rehabilitate.

Across the garden, well appointed independent living apartments, some suitable for higher
dependency clients and their carers, are available for those requiring intensive rehabilitation
who want to stay at Oaksey House and gain maximum benefit from the facilities it offers.  If
you have an established care team you are welcome to bring them.  If not, care can be
sourced locally.

For more information about admission criteria and charges please contact us.

Watch this video by Sky TV on Jacob Pritchard-Webb who has been working with us at Oaksey House.

Our therapy services include:

  • A specialist Spinal Cord Injury Service (click link for more details) 
  • A specialist Brain Injury Service
  • Complex Orthopaedic Multi-Trauma and Amputee Support
  • Assessment of current equipment and mobility aids
    FES bike at Oaksey House
  • Assessment and treatment cognitive function and memory
  • Strengthening and mobilisation exercises to increase functional independence
  • Stretching programs and splinting to lengthen tight muscles and reduce spasms
  • Hand splints to improve function, positioning, comfort and hygiene
  •  Creation of a progressive, individualised rehabilitation programme that can be continued in the home environment
  • Gait re-education and balance work
  • Interdisciplinary team of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology
    and Speech and Language Therapy
  • Increasing participation in leisure and social activities
  • Access to specialist neurotechnology for bespoke rehabilitation packages
  • Access to a state of the art Crossfit gym and staff, specifically trained to
    adapt exercises to meet individual needs
  • Massage Therapy


ā€œ Hobbs Rehabilitation's link with the Rugby Football Union's Injured Players Foundation saw me referred to Helen Hobbs and her team after 5 months in hospital after my spinal cord injury. I count myself extremely lucky to be able to work with Helen and her fantastic team of neurological physiotherapists who are all professional, dedicated and passionate about their patients. The treatment I have received has been absolutely magnificent and I most definitely would not be in the position I am today and continuing to improve had I not had further physiotherapy with Hobbs Rehabilitation. The approach is always pragmatic and clear and you can be sure that they will challenge you to improve in each and every session. I am totally blown away by the effort and positive mindset of the team at Hobbs and despite my spinal cord injury leading to certain limitations in my physical ability I am always made to work hard to strive to recover as much as possible. Hobbs Rehabilitation has really made a substantial, positive difference to my recovery, I wouldn't hesitate whatsoever to recommend them to anybody. Simply fantastic!

Inpatient testimonial
ā€’ Oaksey House, Lambourn


How to find us:

From A34 Northbound: Oaksey House, Oxford St, Lambourn, Hungerford, West Berkshire RG17 8XSā€‹

Take the A4 exit towards Newbury /Hungerford/Donnington/Speen for
0.2 miles, then follow B4000 to Oxford St/B4001 in Lambourn.  
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto B4000. Turn left onto A338 then turn right onto B4000 after 3.3 miles. Turn right to stay on B4000 for 2.2 miles then continue onto Oxford St/B4001.  Oaksey House will be on the right.

From M4: Oaksey House, Oxford St, Lambourn, Hungerford, West Berkshire RG17 8XS

At junction 14, take the A338 exit to Hungerford/Wantage.  Follow B4000 to Oxford St/B4001 in Lambourn.  At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto B4000. Turn left onto A338 then turn right onto B4000 after 3.3 miles. Turn right to stay on B4000 for 2.2 miles then continue onto Oxford St/B4001.  Oaksey House will be on the right.

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