Stroke and Brain Injury Care

When you have suffered from a traumatic brain injury or stroke and need continued specialized care before returning home, we’re here to support your road to recovery.   

We start planning for your transition home or to the next step in your recovery journey as soon as you are referred to one of our hospitals. Our interdisciplinary team works with you and your family to create a brain injury or stroke recovery treatment plan specifically for you.  

Along with neurologists, a neurophysiologist and a rehabilitation physician, your care team could include specialists in: 

  • Critical care
  • Pulmonary
  • Neuroradiology
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious disease care
  • Internal medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Psychiatry

We may be able to help if you have experienced any of the following:  

  • Ischemic stroke
  • Intracranial Bleeding (ICB—traumatic or atraumatic)
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Aneurysm, vascular malformations (post clipping, ligation or embolization), cerebral vasospasm and hydrocephalus
  • Traumatic brain injuries such as falls, vehicular crashes, spinal cord injury and sport-related accidents
  • Complications associated with stroke/CVA
    • Motor loss
    • Sensory loss
    • Aphasia/dysphasia/aspiration
    • Vent dependency
    • Surgical, vascular, neuropathic or pressure wounds
    • Seizures
    • Cranial nerve palsy
    • Central nervous system infections
    • Encephalopathy
    • Personality changes
    • Hospital associated delirium/psychosis

Our interdisciplinary team develops a plan specifically for your loved one’s needs. This may include: 

  • Brain monitoring (onsite EEG and CT scanning)
  • Onsite surgical removal of hardware
  • Patient/family education regarding brain injury, stages of recovery and the patient’s specific care plan
  • Special precautions to prevent deep vein thrombosis, stress ulcers, aspiration, infection, wounds and falls
  • An environment supporting neuro recovery
  • Respiratory therapy including ventilator weaning and tracheostomy management
  • Cardiac monitoring, including telemetry
  • Nutritional assessment and support
  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation – physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Financial planning for extended care
  • Home care education for family and caregivers referral number