Founded in 1981, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey is a non-profit organization that serves people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned allied health professionals. BIANJ's mission is to support and advocate for individuals affected by brain injury and raise public awareness through education and prevention. BIANJ provides publications, programs and services, and identifies community resources. BIANJ is led by a Board of Trustees includes members of the brain injury community and civic leaders.
The Brain Injury Program is designed for infants to young adults up to age 21 at all levels of cognitive awareness. Providing innovative, expert and loving care, we help young patients continue to play, learn and grow while reclaiming their lives. Patients are treated at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, a new and incredible facility in New Brunswick, NJ, on the campus of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The hospital is close to public transportation and all aspects of necessary care.
Established in 1981, Children’s Specialized Hospital’s Outpatient Brain Injury Program is designed for infants to young adults, up to age 21, with mild to severe Acquired Brain Injuries (either Traumatic Brain Injury or Brain Injury resulting from an illness or intervention such as chemotherapy).
This comprehensive nonacademic program has a continuum of services tailored to meet the individual needs of each patient. Therapeutic interventions are implemented to assist children and teens with brain injury regain functional skills and learn compensatory strategies.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River is a 98-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that also has a 20 bed short stay unit. Both inpatient and outpatient programs are available. Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation nursing, psychology, pulmonary therapy, dietary counseling, and case management. HealthSouth Toms River opened in 1993.
HealthSouth Hospital of Tinton Falls provides a wide range of rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled ,independent, private practice physiscians and HealthSouth therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care. Designed with our patients' care in mind, our hospital offers rooms with televisions, telephones and wireless internet capabilities.
Through a continuum of care that extends from acute comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation to subacute inpatient rehabilitation to outpatient cognitive rehabilitation, the Center for Head Injuries applies an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to treat all levels of acquired brain injury. Each level in the continuum is designed to provide a comprehensive, cost-effective, progressive flow of treatment for each patient’s individual needs.
Our experienced team of rehabilitation professionals combines an individualized approach to care with evidenced-based therapeutic protocols. We introduce leading-edge technologies to help patients optimize their rehabilitation, including, but not limited to: