Brain Injury Care

The Neuro Program at Kindred Hospital Denver is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care following brain injury. Our interdisciplinary approach allows us to treat a wide range of medically complex patients with brain injuries and neurological needs. Our goal is to improve your love one’s medical condition(s) while performing rehabilitation to prepare for the transition to the next level of care.

The Neuro Program utilizes a selected team of professionals specializing in medically complex conditions. Our Medical Staff, lead by a team of include:

  • Critical care intensivists
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary
  • Cardiology
  • Physiatry
  • Infectious disease
  • Psychology

Our Program

Your loved one may benefit from our Neuro Program if they struggle with the management of physical, cognitive and behavioral problems most often associated with brain injury. The most common causes of brain injury include:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Encephalopathy
  • Anoxia
  • Brain tumors
  • ICU psychosis/delirium
  • Neuromuscular diseases

Our care for these types of brain injuries often include:

  • Brain monitoring
  • 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
  • Maintaining an environment supporting neuro recovery
  • Respiratory therapy including ventilator/trach weaning and monitoring
  • Cardiac monitoring, including telemetry
  • Nutritional assessment and support
  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation - physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Fnancial planning for extended care
  • Home care education for family and caregivers