Founded in 1984, the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah is a non-profit organization that provides education about and support for brain injury prevention and recovery in the state of Utah. BIAU has coalitions with major hospitals, governmental agencies, and rehabilitation centers to provide a network of support, information, and help.
Located in the heart of a suburban community near Salt Lake City, this nine-bed residence is designed to encourage independence while providing appropriate physical medicine oversight with rehabilitation therapies available along with support for each individual’s changing needs. Community-based productive and recreational activities are accommodated according to each participant’s needs and preferences using a variety of supports and programs in the metro Salt Lake City area.
Programs available at the Utah facility include:
The Brain Injury Program strives to minimize the effects of cognitive and physical disabilities through patient centered and functionally oriented treatment. The Rehabilitation Center's goal is to return the individual to a productive lifestyle within their home and community. Individuals with a traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury experience a number of functional limitations that may include difficulty walking, speaking, or eating. These individuals may be more forgetful, may have difficulty understanding directions or be unable to complete assignments at work or school.