Assessment

Admission begins with an assessment to evaluate the appropriateness of the prospective client for placement at The Lighthouse.

1. Persons Appropriate for Treatment 

  • Medically stable
  • Able to participate in the program at some point in their stay
  • Has history of traumatic brain injury (accident, surgical, circulatory), or be in need of other rehabilitation services 

2. Neuro-behavioral Problems Appropriate for Treatment

  • Physical and functional limitations requiring 24 hour care; assistance with activities of daily living such as grooming, hygiene, eating, daily maintenance of medical treatment, etc. 
  • Cognitive impairment involving: arousal/alertness, attention/concentration, motor control, sensory impairment, difficulty initiating-monitoring-organizing-and planning, memory impairment, language impairment and limited problem solving-reasoning-concept ability.
  • Behavioral difficulties including a limited ability to cope with: depression, anxiety, social withdrawal, fears, feelings of hopelessness, severe mood swings, poor impulse control, eating and sleeping problems, lack of motivation, lack of insight and judgment and other adjustment concerns impacting their social and vocational development.