About Jacobs Neuro Centre

Jacobs Neuro Centre in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire is a specialised nursing home providing complex disability management, slow stream rehabilitation, neuro palliative care and respite care for people over the age of 18 with long term neurological conditions such as stroke, brain injury, spinal injury, Parkinson’s disease and motor neurone disease.

Why choose Jacobs Neuro Centre?

  • Location provides on-site hospital services, including visits from Consultant Specialists, access to 24 hour GP service and rapid referrals to Rivers Hospital through the NHS Choose and Book system
  • Round-the-clock care nursing care
  • Multidisciplinary approach including on-site therapy team comprising neurological physiotherapists, speech and language therapist, occupational therapist, dietician, neuro psychologist
  • Nine bedrooms with high dependency facilities and specialist respiratory nurses for residents who need respiratory support
  • Slow stream rehabilitation services managed by a Consultant in rehabilitation medicine to help patients reach optimal levels of recovery

Expert care

Jacobs Neuro Centre is designed to provide the highest standards of care for adults with complex neurological conditions in a homely and comfortable environment. As well as providing 24 hour nursing care, the focus of the unit is to assist recovery and maximise the potential of residents wherever possible through a range of specialist therapies, activities and social development initiatives.

All of the bedrooms at Jacobs Neuro Centre are adapted to meet the individual requirements of each resident and all are en-suite. Facilities at the home include communal lounges, dining rooms, a well-equipped physiotherapy gym and a sensory room.  Residents also benefit from a fully adapted minibus and an on-site shop.


Jacobs Neuro Centre is committed to the “Ramsay Way” values, delivering care in privacy, with compassion and respect. Residents and their relatives can be assured that they will be well-informed and involved in their care at all times, that priority will be given to good clinical practice and that care will be delivered by a friendly and efficient team in a safe, clean and comfortable environment.

Conditions treated

  • Traumatic brain injury
  •  Acquired brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Brain or spinal tumour
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Huntington’s chorea
  • Genetic neurological conditions

Ramsay Health Care UK

With a network of over 30 private hospitals, Ramsay Health Care is a leading provider of private healthcare in the UK. Although privately owned and managed, the company’s three specialist neurological centres, including Jacobs Neuro Centre, welcome residents who are publicly funded, either by their Primary Care Trust (PCT), Continuing Health Care or Social Services.


  • Care Quality Commission