Klinik Geesthacht

Geesthacht, Germany

Department of Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation

Achim Nolte

Dr. med.

Achim Nolte

Specialized in: pediatrics neurorehabilitation

Children, adolescents and young people (0 to 35 years old) are admitted for treatment either immediately after intensive care, or in the course of the same and, when required, many years after the injury, when the patients suffered from severe brain injury, when there is a threat or there is an existing disability, developmental or behavioral disorders, or mental disorder or other severe neurological damage and disability.

Indications and clinical pictures:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Brain damage due to the lack of oxygen
  • Encephalitis
  • Meningoencephalitis
  • Hemorrhage and ischemic stroke
  • After tumor surgery and other neurosurgery
  • Spinal cord injury (paraplegia, spinal bifida)
  • Polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Congenital neurological disorders, such as cerebral palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Swallowing and eating disorders 

About hospital

Geesthacht Clinic is a neurological clinic and neurological rehabilitation center for children, adolescents and young people and is one of the leading institutions in Northern Germany. The clinic offers a full range of neurological rehabilitation from early rehabilitation to school or vocational rehabilitation. (Phase B - E). The clinic has 120 beds, 32 family wards and a guesthouse in the clinic territory.

The clinic sees its young patients not only as individuals, but also in the context of their family, school, or professional and social environment. Therapeutic, rehabilitative approach is aimed at promotion of the address functions and activities to ensure the maximum involvement in the social sphere.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.