Referral criteria for accessing the service are listed below:

  • Encephalitis as primary diagnosis (all subtypes)
  • Medically stable
  • 18 years and above
  • UK resident
  • Member of The Encephalitis Society (it's free and you can sign up here)
  • Neuropsychological needs must relate directly to the experience of encephalitis
  • Neuropsychological needs cannot be met by statutory services or waiting list for statutory service exceeds four months
  • Needs cannot be better met by an alternative service (e.g., Mental Health Services, The Encephalitis Society Support Line, Social Services)
  • Must be able to engage in, tolerate the intensity of, and benefit from neuropsychological support (except when intervention is being delivered via carer)
  • Is willing to consent to assessment/intervention, or if not able to consent it has been established that the assessment/intervention is in the person’s best interest
  • Carers of adults with encephalitis can access the service if: distress experienced relates directly to the experience of encephalitis and needs cannot be better met by an alternative service or waiting list for alternative service exceeds four months

Please complete the form below if you would like to refer someone to the service. 

Alternatively you can download the form and email it or post to 32 Castlegate, Malton, YO17 7DT