Under the direction of a psychiatrist and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist physician, the brain injury rehabilitation team includes a rehabilitation nurse, a neuropsychologist, a speech/language pathologist, a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, a respiratory therapist, and a case manager to oversee the neurological rehabilitation progress of the patient.
At the onset of a brain injury rehabilitation program, the rehabilitation team identifies five key therapeutic objectives geared toward the individual neurological rehabilitation needs of the patient:
Brain surgery recovery or adjusting to a post-injury lifestyle takes time and requires much support to successfully transition the patient back home and into the community. To ensure progress after he or she leaves the medical center, our rehabilitation staff helps each patient set reasonable short and long term goals, and coordinates services such as outpatient therapy, residential treatment, and home therapy.
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