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Brain Injury Program

Brain Injury Program

Program Overview

Our brain injury program is dedicated to specialized management of individuals with severe brain injury. It exceeds the resources and abilities of traditional medical rehabilitation programs. Patients benefit from staff-to-patient ratios that surpass the industry standard.

Program Objectives

  • Establish correct diagnosis of coma, vegetative state, or minimally conscious state
  • Stabilize medical complications
  • Minimize physical impairments with state-of-the-art equipment, and up-to-date therapeutic techniques
  • Increase ease of care and decrease nursing acuity after discharge Treatment Team

Treatment team

  • Board-certified neurologists
  • Interdisciplinary team with extensive experience in medical and neurological management
  • Specialized brain injury rehabilitation nursing care

Admission Criteria

  • Acquired Brain Injury (Trauma/Non-Trauma)
  • 13 years or older
  • Potential for functional improvement or improved ease of care
  • Consideration of admission on individual basis

Benefits of Treatment Approach

  • Early and intensive intervention enhance long term outcomes
  • Improvement in physical state, medical stabilization, and family training helps to avoid long term complications
  • Structured monitoring of responsiveness allows defined progress

Discharge Success

  • 95 percent rated quality of care as excellent or good
  • 93 percent rated treatment outcome as excellent or good
  • 55 percent of patients were discharged to community settings, and only 15 percent were discharged to a skilled nursing facility