The UK's largest physiotherapy and mental wellbeing services provider delivering tech-led services through physical and digital channels
Ascenti started in 1996 as a small rehabilitation business helping victims of motor accidents recover from injury, and through organic growth and a series of acquisitions over the last 20 years has grown into the UK’s leading independent network of physical wellbeing services serving individuals, corporates, insurance companies, private medical insurers, and the UK government.
Every day, Ascenti’s highly trained, directly employed team of more than 300 physiotherapists and wellbeing practitioners deliver thousands of hours of care, alleviating physical and mental stress and improving the lives of people across the UK.
While physical and mental wellbeing has always been important, over the last few years there has been a significant structural shift in the way we all view our health. A focus on prevention of physical ailments before major symptoms develop has led to the growth of pre-emptive physiotherapy. People are more active than they have ever been and want to remain active as far into their older years as possible. In addition, acceptance of talking about physical and mental health to our family, friends and on social media has increased dramatically and has become a national topic of conversation.
The impact of COVID-19 and lockdowns has resulted in new types of physical and mental stress. Those working from home in difficult conditions have seen stresses on their physical wellbeing, while an unprecedented number of people’s mental health has been impacted, through isolation and the impact the virus itself has had on friends and family.
In addition, the role of technology is playing a greater part in all our lives every day, and this is particularly true in the provision of physical and mental wellbeing services. Ascenti’s market-leading digital proposition is the only ‘end-to-end’ technology in the market. These systems, developed in-house by Ascenti, provide effective referral management, assessment and triage, practitioner allocation, booking engines, monitoring of outcomes and feedback to those paying for the services. This technology delivers to all customers, whether insurance companies, corporates or individuals, an intuitive and compelling experience, which results in better clinical outcomes