Neurological

Purpose

Beaumont's Neurological Rehabilitation Program provides personalized treatment to optimize the individual's ability to safely participate in activities of daily living.

Service Overview

Beaumont's Neurological Rehabilitation Program offers an interdisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to working with individuals who have neurological disorders. The interdisciplinary team can consist of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech and Language Pathology, and a Case Coordinator. Training for assisting the patient is available for family/care partners. The frequency and duration of treatment is determined by medical necessity based on the patient's condition.

Programs

Specialized Programs / Support Groups

Cane and Able is held monthly (at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, on the Ground Floor), Parkinson's Rehabilitation, Vision Rehabilitation, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Fall Prevention, Specialized Speech and Comprehensive Speech are also available.

Skills and Licensure of Clinicians

Occupational Therapists are registered by the State of Michigan, Physical Therapists are licensed by the State of Michigan, Neuro-development Treatment Certification requires advanced educational courses, Speech-Language Pathologists have a master's degree with a certificate of clinical competency.

Conditions Treated

  • ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Anoxia
  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Cerebral palsy
  • CVA (stroke)
  • Deconditioning
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's
  • Dysphagia/swallowing difficulties
  • Encephalitis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Tumors of brain or spinal cord

Insurance

Coverage from most major insurance companies is accepted, but therapy coverage depends on individual insurance benefits. Discount programs are available to those who qualify. A prescription is required by a physician or a physician's assistant.

Benefits

  • Improve independence in all facets of daily living, despite disabilities
  • Improve safety with functional mobility
  • Improve strength, flexibility and endurance needed to participate in daily activities
  • Restore dexterity with muscular movement patterns
  • Recommend, adapt and create supportive devices to improve independence with daily living skills
  • Improve safety with eating/swallowing, including assessment for safe diet consistency
  • Improve speech, language, thought process and memory skills