Regardless of the setting in which services are delivered (inpatient or outpatient), the goals of UofL Health - Frazier Rehab Institute's Brain Injury Program include:

  • Provide a formally organized program for support and advocacy for the brain injured individual and family.
  • Educate families to understand the effects of the brain injury and the recovery process.
  • Educate patients and families on safety measures and precautions that promote optimal recovery and independence (e.g., decision-making, return to driving)
  • Address symptoms commonly associated with brain injury, such as behavioral challenges, safety/judgment, reduced self-awareness, and personality changes through psychological intervention.
  • Improve thought processes, memory skills, planning, perception and judgment through cognitive retraining activities, often referred to as Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy.
  • Improve mobility and self-care skills through focused therapy and care promoting physical recovery.
  • Encourage active participation and education of the patient’s family through attendance at the patient’s therapy sessions when appropriate, and through routine scheduled family teaching sessions.
  • Develop a comprehensive discharge plan for the patient by working closely with the patient and family to identify needed resources and services and make appropriate referrals.
  • Empower patients and families to prevent or minimize further injury and chronic disability of persons with a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury.
  • Restore each person served to his or her fullest potential of independence and productivity at home, in the workplace, at school and in the community.
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