The Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa's mission is to promote brain injury prevention, education, advocacy, and support. The Alliance collaborates with the Advisory Council on Brain Injuries (ACBI) and other partners in efforts to improve Iowa’s capacity to support and serve Iowans with brain injury and their families.
Genesis Brain Injury Program’s inpatient team consists of a physiatrist, nurses, occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech language pathologist, therapeutic recreation specialist, social worker, clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, spiritual care associate, dietician, and wound care specialists.
The multi-disciplinary team is specially trained in pediatrics and offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech/language services. The child and family-focused center has been designed specifically with pediatric treatment in mind, boasting multiple treatment rooms designed for children of different ages, numerous speech therapy rooms, a therapeutic dining area, parent viewing rooms, and a large gym. Numerous swings, a track, treadmill, warm water pool, and a rock climbing wall are just some of the amenities available to therapists for use in creative and fun treatments.
The Genesis Pediatric Therapy team of therapists are specially trained in pediatrics and offer a variety of unique services to Coralville and the surrounding areas. The child and family-focused center has been designed specifically with pediatric treatment in mind, and to meet the treatment needs of this population.
Therapy services offered include:
The On With Life Long-Term Skilled Care program is a 32-bed skilled nursing program for youth and younger adults who have experienced a brain injury, including traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, aneurysm or anoxia, or other neurological disorder. Our specialization in brain injury makes us unique when compared to other long-term programs. The medical, therapeutic, psychosocial, recreational and spiritual needs of each person served are our only focus.
St. Luke's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program focuses on developing skills for activity pattern functioning such as feeding, drinking, bathing, grooming, communication, mobility, as well as basic cognition and social behavior skills. Services for brain injured patients are provided in a variety of settings, depending on the severity of the injury and stage of recovery. These include inpatient and outpatient programs, individual therapy, a monthly brain injury support group, and a support group for caregivers.
Winneshiek Medical Center's multidisciplinary team, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology, provides intensive and extensive care for individuals who have sustained a stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and other neurological disorders.