Brain Injury Program

Program Overview

Specialized management of individuals with severe brain injury exceeds the resources and abilities of traditional medical rehabilitation programs.  Patients benefit from staff-to-patient ratios that surpass theindustry standard.

tnc-biProgram 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

▪  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

 

 


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