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Chroma to provide therapy to STEPS Rehabilitation

Chroma becomes arts therapy provider to innovative STEPS Rehabilitation facility in Sheffield

Chroma has become the official provider of neurologic arts therapy services to an innovative Yorkshire rehabilitation centre for people recovering from neurological and multiple trauma injuries.

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Sheffield-based STEPS Rehabilitation is a 23 bedroom, state of the art, short-term (up to 12-18 months) residential and day facility that uses as wide a range of therapies to maximise rehabilitation for clients.

The UK’s only national arts therapy provider, Chroma, will deliver a range of art, neurologic music and drama therapies for STEPS clients in line with their individual needs, drawing up plans based on their known interests, particular issues and potential results.

The centre is family-owned and clinical director Toria Chan said that STEPS had talked to a number of arts therapy providers before finding one that shared their values.

She explained: “It had always been our intention to provide arts therapy packages as part of our rehabilitation strategies but it was also very important to us that we partnered with someone who shared our general approach and ethos.

“We want to provide an environment where people who have suffered from neurological and multiple trauma injuries have the very best chance of reaching their maximum potential and our entire organisation and our centre is based on this approach.

“In Chroma, we believe that we have found that partner. They clearly show a great deal of care and expertise in their approach to each individual client and have a superb team of professionals able to meet a wide range of arts therapy requirements.”

Daniel Thomas, managing director at Chroma, said: “STEPS is already winning a well-deserved national reputation for its approach and we are very pleased to be working so closely with Toria and the rest of the team.”

About STEPS Rehabilitation

STEPS Rehabilitation is a brand new and much needed facility set in the heart of South Yorkshire, serving clients from the UK and overseas. Our aim is to deliver intensive and ongoing rehabilitation for people recovering from neurological and multiple trauma injuries, enabling them to reach their full potential and return home and/or to work as soon as possible. We provide residential and day rehabilitation packages.

Our mission is to achieve the very highest levels of recovery by providing best of class therapies, delivered by a carefully chosen, specialised and motivated team of professionals and carers, working in real partnership with individuals and their families, STEP by STEP along the journey to recovery.

Our doors are now open to a 23 bedroom, state of the art, short-term residential and day rehabilitation facility with a large physio gym, skills kitchens, hydrotherapy pool, games room, music room, café/dining space and beautiful gardens in a non-clinical, comfortable and homely environment like no other care facility you will have visited.

In time, we aspire to being a true ‘centre of excellence’ for neurological and complex trauma rehabilitation, not just locally but nationally and internationally, working collaboratively to ensure there is a place to go for anyone who is determined, like we are, to reach their maximum potential. We have registered with CQC are working closely with CARF to have full accreditation within approximately 12 months of opening.

About Chroma

Chroma is the UK’s leading national provider of arts therapy, using music, drama and visual arts to help people of all ages facing issues ranging from neurological damage such as dementia through to emotional and social problems. The company’s client base includes schools, hospitals, local councils, businesses and individuals, and it has strong links with leading arts therapy organisations across the world, often acting as a leader in pioneering new techniques and new thinking. Arts therapy is an official allied health profession, has been practiced in the UK for more than 70 years and enjoys a well-researched evidential base.