People with a brain injury are likely to have difficulty with memory, communication, thinking and reasoning skills. They may also have problems maintaining appropriate behavior in social situations.
The Inpatient Brain Injury Program at Kernan Hospital offers a supportive, therapeutic environment for adults and adolescents with brain injuries. Through comprehensive, structured, interdisciplinary rehabilitation programming, patients are assisted in reaching their highest possible level of independence in order to return to their community
University Post-Acute Care Services has created a system of brain injury rehabilitation with services at Kernan Hospital. This inpatient/outpatient system allows University Post-Acute Care Services to provide appropriate services for individuals with a range of medical and physical problems, from the comatose and ventilator-dependent to the physically independent, but cognitively impaired.
Learn more about the treatment approach and treatment team that will care for you.
Kernan offers a brain injury support group for people with a brain injury, and their families/caregivers. There is also a weekly brain injury education program offered to families/caregivers. An additional resource, located near the brain injury unit, is the Brain Injury Association for Maryland. Click here for more information.