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Health and Care: Rehabilitation




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Country Listings: United Kingdom


International

Lighthouse International is a not-for-profit organization and a leading resource worldwide on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. Through its pioneering work in vision rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy, Lighthouse International enables people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted to lead independent and productive lives. For information about Vision Rehabilitation Services, see their Information and Resource Service which provides nationwide support at (800) 829-0500 or e-mail at info@lighthouse.org For information on the New York Lighthouse Vision Rehabilitation Services, a division of Lighthouse International, the major provider of comprehensive vision rehabilitation services in New York State, call (888) 222-9320.


National

CyberPT.com, Your On-line Physical Therapy Resource, is an end-to-end comprehensive Internet physical therapy resource connecting consumers and healthcare professionals to the physical therapy community. Their mission is to provide an end to end online physical therapy resource which provides a branded integrated web-based solution for the communication and informational needs for all users of the CyberPT Site. With this achievement they hope to create a more efficient and people oriented healthcare system, reduce costs, empower consumers, and provide further exposure to the physical therapy realm. They also hope to promote and improve wellness and quality of life around the world by using the Internet to facilitate an innovative system for the delivery of information pertaining to physical therapy and health care and an accessible environment for all communications and transactions among physical therapists, other health care professionals, consumers, and organizations allied to healthcare. Provided on the site are sections on Physical Therapy, Conditions and Treatments, Exercise Videos, and a Patient Forum.

New Sign National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab is a non profit organization with a mission to educate and provide assistance to seniors struggling addiction as well as caregivers and family members with concerns. Their primary objective is to effectively halt the growing silent epidemic of senior addiction. They attempt to answer every individual request for help with local, on the ground providers which may include government, non-profit and professional rehab assistance providers. In the coming months they will be launching a nationwide directory of local assistance and provide a tool for anonymous feedback on those programs. Services are confidential per Hippa regulations. For more information, view this website or contact this council at 810 7th Street NE, Washington DC 20001 or Phone: 877-888-0552.


New England States Region

Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network serves New Hampshire and Massachusetts with a number of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. They offer specialty inpatient programs to treat brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputees and those in need of neurological rehabilitation, among others. They also offer day rehabilitation and home care services. For more information, visit their website.


State Listings


California

The Rehabilitation Research Center, For Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury located in the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA provides in patient rehabilitation, coordinates community programs (like peer support), and conducts research. Their website provides many links to several helpful resources. For more information, call (408) 295-9896 or e-mail tbisci@tbi-sci.org.


Georgia

Health South Walton Rehabilitation Hospital located in Augusta, Georgia attempts to improve the health and enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. They are the only rehabilitation hospital in this area. They offer a variety of services to individuals with disabilities, such as acute and subacute medical rehabilitation programs, as well as physical, occupational and speech therapy. Other programs at the hospital include the Walton Community Services, the Walton Foundation for Independence and the Walton Options for Independent Living.


Massachusetts

New England Sinai Hospital and Rehabilitation Center is located in Stoughton, Massachusetts. They provide inpatient, outpatient, transitional and home care services to those who have suffered from stroke, amputation, orthopedic injury, traumatic brain injury, progressive neurological disease, and pulmonary disease. They offer physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and pulmonary rehabilitation therapy. For more information, call (781) 344-0600.


Mississippi

Methodist Rehabilitation Center is the only freestanding physical rehabilitation facility in the state of Mississippi. They offer a 124-bed facility, which provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation programs for individuals with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, and other neurological and orthopedic disorders. They also offer rehabilitative sports programs, therapeutic recreation, driver's retraining and many other unique programs. For more information, call (800) 223-6672.


New York

Center for Hearing and Communication is the world's leading not-for-profit hearing rehabilitation and human services agency for infants, children and adults who are hard of hearing, deaf, and deaf-blind. Some of the services include audiology, communication therapy, community outreach, hearing aid dispensing, and hearing tests, among many others. For more information about these services and many others, visit their website or call (917) 305-7700 (Voice) or (917) 305-7999 (TTY).


Pennsylvania

Center for Rehab Services (CRS) has locations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Metropolitan area. They provide the community with physical, occupational, and speech therapy programs. They also serve the community by offering clinical research, education, teaching and community service. CRS also provides services in several specialty areas including, but not limited to: orthopedic, hand, neurological and industrial rehabilitation. They are certified by the Medicare program and participate in most major insurance plans. For more information, visit their website or call (888) 723-4277.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the areas original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation. They are committed to restoring the highest level of independence possible to individuals with disabilities. They offer rehabilitation programs, community programs, health information and education and more.


Wisconsin

Progressive Beginnings, serving residents of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, provides Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy to a diverse population of individuals and all age ranges including birth to three through geriatrics. For more information, call (920) 803-1617.

MCFI-Therapies.htm Milwaukee Center for Independent Living: Rehabilitative Therapies Get better, faster, sooner with MCFI physical, occupational, speech and expressive arts therapies. Board-certified therapists work with clients not just to improve physical functioning, but overall quality of life.

St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, serves a wide age range with a wide variety of outpatient rehabilitative services. Their Outpatient Rehabilitation Center offers services in Occupational, Physical, Speech and Restorative Therapies. They also offer aquatic therapy, massage therapy and wellness services. For more information, call (414) 977-5000.


Country Listings


United Kingdom

New Sign Rehab 4 Alcoholism is a free and impartial helpline for people troubled with drug and alcohol issues. Rehab 4 Alcoholism aims to save lives by stopping addiction before it becomes too late. They offer industry-leading assessments and will outline potential treatment options available. They can help you find alcohol rehab centres throughout the United Kingdom and in Spain, Italy, South Africa and Thailand. Tel: 0800 111 4108


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