Kessler Institute for RehabilitationTel: (201) 731-3600 Address: 1199 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange, NJ 07052 URL: www.kessler-rehab.com Consistently rated one of the best rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is one of the few centers in the country to receive federal designation as a Model System for both spinal cord and brain injury treatment and research. Kessler’s Center for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation provides an integrated program comprising medical, nursing, and therapy care, with each patient’s individual needs taken into consideration. Kessler has the ability to care for ventilator-dependent individuals, as well as individuals who have a concomitant brain injury. Kessler’s Center for Brain Injury Rehabilitation is designed to provide individual care for patients at every level of recovery, and is focused on helping patients gain independence, compensate for deficits, improve physical function and mobility, and overcome psychological and social problems that result from the injury. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), as well as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Children’s Specialized HospitalTel: (888) CHILDREN Address: 150 New Providence Road Mountainside, NJ 07092 URL: www.childrens-specialized.org Children’s Specialized Hospital is the largest freestanding pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the United States. The hospital offers Centers of Excellence in both brain injury and spinal cord injury. The Brain Injury Program, which was established in 1981, provides care for children of all levels of cognitive awareness, from infants to young adults up to age 21. The program focuses on returning the child to the maximum amount of function, while also taking pediatric and developmental milestones into account. The staff includes a board-certified pediatrician with specialty certification in neurodevelopmental disabilities, as well as a wide variety of specialists. The Spinal Cord Program provides individual and complex care to children with all levels of pediatric spinal cord dysfunction, including those that are dependent upon ventilators. Each program is individually planned and carried through using a team approach that includes the patient’s family. Children’s Specialized Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), as well as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Bacharach Institute for RehabilitationTel: (609) 652-7000 Address: 61 West Jimmie Leeds Road Pomona, NJ 08240 URL: www.bacharach.org Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation provides extensive inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents, and adults with brain and spinal cord injury. Using an interdisciplinary team focused on individualized care, Bacharach offers a wide variety of services for brain and spinal cord injured patients including patient and family conferences, support group meetings, wheelchair clinics, community reintegration, peer and group counseling, driver training, and intrathecal baclofen therapy for spasticity management. Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), as well as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
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