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Post-Acute Care COVID-19 Program

Post-Acute Care COVID-19 Program

Texas NeuroRehab Center (TNC) Post-Acute Care COVID-19 Program

Many patients who have recovered from an active COVID-19 infection experience medical complications or residual effects of the disease both physically and mentally. Texas NeuroRehab Center is prepared to accept these patients for their rehabilitation process. Texas NeuroRehab Center can address medical and psychological needs in patients who no longer have active COVID-19, and help patients resume previous activities at home, work and with their family.

Post COVID-19 Complications Treated:

Respiratory Complications, including:

Acute Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia and
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Other complications:

Acute cardiac, liver or kidney injury
Septic shock
Blood clots
Rhabdomyolysis
Dysphagia
Nerve Injury
Debilitation
Inability to ambulate
Inability to complete ADLs independently (eating, dressing, bathing, toileting)

ICU-related psychiatric complications:

Delirium, dementia, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, hallucinations and cognitive dysfunction.

Comprehensive Services

  • Daily physician-directed program including evaluation and patient care (24-hour nursing and direct care staffing)
  • On-site neurologists, pulmonologist, internal medicine physician, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician and neuropsychologist
  • Interdisciplinary team to address co-morbidities
  • Participation in intensive rehabilitation therapy program
  • On-site radiology and dialysis
  • 24/7 Respiratory Therapy & advanced ventilator and tracheostomy treatments
  • Collaboration with referring professional by on-site physicians
  • Private rooms
  • Case management and social work services, including:
    Patient and family education regarding self-care and prevention, patient and family counseling, patient and family support groups
  • Spiritual counseling and Pastoral care
  • Neuropsychological, psychological and psychiatric assessment & treatment
  • Focused psychotherapy and assistance with coping skills

Texas NeuroRehab Center Outcomes for COVID-19 Patients:

Patients were admitted with COVID-19, Acute Respiratory Failure and multiple co-morbidities
Average length of stay 18 days
75% discharge home with positive outcomes
Age range 24-94 years old, 57% Male, 42 % Female

*Data collected from May 2020 to present

Criteria for Admission: At least two weeks since onset of symptoms/Afebrile for 3 days prior to admission (evaluated on a case-by-case basis)/ Respiratory symptoms are stable and/or improving (subject to change)