The Augusta Polytrauma Network Site at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is one of 23 facilities in the country designed to provide long-term rehabilitative care to Veterans and Service members who experienced severe injuries (including brain injuries) to more than one organ system. The site offers services for the medical and brain injury rehabilitation of active duty service members, medical rehabilitation of veterans, and rehabilitation of legally blind service members and veterans.
The Rehabilitation Service Line is composed of the following inpatient programs:
- Active Duty Rehabilitation: 30 bed CARF-Accredited Unit dedicated for medical and brain injury rehabilitation of active duty service members.
- Medical Rehabilitatio: 10 bed CARF-Accredited Unit dedicated for medical rehabilitation of veterans.
- Blind Rehabilitation Center: 15 bed CARF-Accredited Unit designed to guide legally blind veterans and active duty service members through a process that eventually leads to maximum adjustment to the disability, reorganization of the person’s life, and return to a contributing place in the family and community.
The following rehabilitation services are also provided: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Kinesiotherapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Drivers Rehabilitation, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Acupuncture Clinic, Chiropractic Clinic, Visual Impairment Services, and Polytrauma & Amputation Clinics.