Take advantage of The Horder Centre’s short stay care specialising in postoperative rehabilitation.

The Horder Centre is designed to reflect the natural environment, creating a therapeutic atmosphere of calm, perfect for further rehabilitation. Our expert therapy team will work with you to design a rehabilitation plan individualised to you.

Being a specialist orthopaedic hospital, nestled in the Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, it is the ideal place for you to receive further rehabilitation once you are independent and medically fit to go home.

This service is available to:

  • Patients who would like to extend their stay with us after their operation at The Horder Centre or The McIndoe Centre. Patients will be medically fit to go home and will be independent with their daily living activities but would benefit from further physiotherapy.

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Admission criteria

Individuals wishing to take advantage of the rehabilitation service must be medically fit, must have a robust discharge plan in place and meet the Horder Healthcare medical admission criteria. For further details on admission criteria please contact us on 01892 620934.

During your stay

The rehabilitation service at The Horder Centre is priced at £300 per night and includes:

  • a functional needs assessment by a member of our therapy team to establish your rehabilitation needs;
  • twice daily therapy treatments with one of our expert therapists who will support you towards your rehabilitation goals;
  • all drinks and meals;
  • a private en-suite room to enhance your recovery;
  • use of the onsite gym and patient lounge;
  • supported discharge planning from the therapy team.

About us

The Horder Centre is a specialist orthopaedic hospital nationally recognised for its exceptional level of surgical expertise, patient satisfaction and therapeutic environment. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated The Horder Centre as ‘outstanding’ in its latest inspection highlighting the effective, caring and responsive services.

Get in touch

Need some advice or would like to make an enquiry? Please get in touch, you will also be able to make a reservation or to arrange a visit to view our facilities:

Phone number  01892 620934
Email bookings.team@horder.co.uk
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Patient Stories: rehabilitation at The Horder Centre

“The whole experience of the rehab service took away the anxiety of returning home on my own and wondering how I would cope. It was very reassuring and meant that by the time I returned home I was able to do everything myself." Julie Sparshatt

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Outstanding services for all patients

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Horder Healthcare provides the highest quality services to NHS, privately insured and self pay patients, from initial consultation and diagnostic tests right through to surgical treatment and rehabilitation.

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We reinvest our profit to benefit more people and help us achieve our aim of advancing health.

What our patients say

  • Julie Sparshatt

    Postoperative rehabilitation | The Horder Centre

    "The whole experience of the rehab service took away the anxiety of returning home on my own and wondering how I would cope. It was very reassuring and meant that by the time I returned home I was able to do everything myself.

    I think the kindness and compassion received from everyone, at all levels, during my extended stay played a large part in my recovery".

  • Dr Lee

    Knee Replacement (total) | The Horder Centre

    “My experience was absolutely marvellous but the two things that made the most impression were the care and cheerfulness of everybody, even the person who dropped off the newspaper was cheerful, and when people are like that, you can’t help but be the same.”

  • Michael Smith

    Physiotherapy | The Horder Centre

    “I decided to fight to get back to my sport. My wife, a chiropractor, knew of the Horder Centre’s reputation so I decided to have physio there. I have to say that without the input of the physiotherapists, first Sam, then Annemarie, at The Horder, I don’t think I’d have got the 95% movement back in my arm. It helps if you’ve got a fighting mentality, and you’re not going to accept the injury, but the work they did was essential. It was quite radical physio and there were many sessions but it worked and I am forever in their debt.”

  • Lyn Thomas

    Hip Replacement (total) | The Horder Centre

    “I limped through 2013, constant pain mitigated slightly by exercises and drugs. I began to think of myself as disabled. Not getting a parking place near my destination could reduce me to tears.

    When I finally decided to have a hip replacement, I was in The Horder Centre for two nights, then home walking on two sticks. For me it was a miracle to be able to walk again, without pain. The expertise of my surgeon Hugh Apthorp was key as he is a genius but I am extraordinarily grateful for the care and exceptional nurses at The Horder Centre which is a beautifully designed facility. Everyone was so efficient and kind.”

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