Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Genesis Medical Center West Campus
1401 West Central Park
If you or your loved one has suffered a brain injury, you will receive treatment from a multidisciplinary team of professionals whose goal is to provide quality, motivating & compassionate care at Genesis Medical Center Davenport. A comprehensive and individualized plan of care will be developed to help you receive the maximum functional improvement in the shortest time possible.
The experienced physician and healthcare professionals at Genesis Medical Center address the medical conditions of the brain injury patient and related issues that may affect the patient and their families. It is our goal to maximize potential for neurological recovery and functional mobility and to minimize and treat any associated condition or complications. Genesis Brain Injury Program has met or exceeded national benchmarks for independence recovery of brain injured patients.
The professional treatment team consists of a physiatrist (rehab doctor), nurses, occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech language pathologist, therapeutic recreation specialist, social worker, clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, spiritual care associate, dietician, and wound care specialists, who have multiple years of experience. The team of professionals caring for the patient have received additional training at local and national seminars. Members of the team have professional memberships in several local and national brain injury organizations.
Treatment with the brain injury patient includes the following areas:
Bowel/bladder training, adaptive equipment training, activities of daily living, cognitive-communicative functioning, swallow rehabilitation, neurofeedback/cognitiveretraining, wheelchair management, home management modifications, driver's evaluation and training, bracing, spasticity management, pain management, community retraining, psychosocial management, functional mobility, vocational referrals, nutrition, preventive healthcare, and financial/community resources.
The Genesis Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program has many educational resources available to patients and families. Patient's family members are strongly encouraged to participate in therapies, educational sessions, family conferences, and therapeutic outings.
Special Genesis Medical Center Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program features:
- Specially Trained therapy and nursing staff readily available to provide the highest quality care
- LIFT Program (Learning Independence for Tomorrow) - outpatient day treatment program
- Neurofeedback/Cognitive Retraining
- Spasticity and Mobility Management
- Orthotists available onsite for bracing needs
- RESNA Certified ATP (Rehabilitative Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Assistive Technology Providers & Suppliers) therapists are available to provide the most up to date information regarding equipment needs and options
- RESNA Certified ATS (Assistive Technology Suppliers) are also available through Genesis Home Medical Equipment Company
- Therapy services on the Acute Neurology Unit to better prepare you for transition to the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Program
- State Of The Art Equipment to speed your recovery
- Bioness Upper and Lower Extremity Retraining Systems
- SmartBalanceMaster Assessment & Training
- LiteGait Body-weight support system is used for training persons to walk again when appropriate
- Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) is available
- A complete educational series to prepare families for discharge
- Family involvement is encouraged and support services are provided
- A full spectrum of rehabilitation services are available to help you continue your rehabilitation after discharge from the hospital