Admission begins with an assessment to evaluate the appropriateness of the prospective client for placement at The Lighthouse.
1. Persons Appropriate for Treatment
- Any neurological or orthopedic conditions that are medically stable.
2. For clients who may have a traumatic brain injury and/or a spinal cord injury, the following neurological treatments may be appropriate:
- 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,substance abuse, 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.