ABI – The Invisible Injury

People who sustain an ABI (acquired brain injury) have received a devastating injury, but unlike physical injuries that may have accompanied the ABI, the brain injury is not apparent to the eye. Because others can’t see the injury, people facing ABI recovery may feel alone. While bones heal, trauma to the brain can cause longstanding issues.

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Driving After Brain Injury

Driving After Brain Injury: Slow Down and Proceed With Caution

Driving is a skill we learn that provides us the ability to go where we want, when we want.  It opens up all sorts of opportunities for us to explore. But, what happens when we suddenly lose that opportunity?  How does it affect our lives? 

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Nursing Department


The nursing team at Pate Rehabilitation is dedicated to providing excellence in patient care. They work with patients from the time of admission through the time they discharge from Pate. In addition to patient evaluation and treatment, the nursing team provides education and support to patients and their families, and is highly involved in training for the staff who care for patients in the residences.

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Safe Communities America Task Forces and Pate

Safe Communities America is a program of the National Safety Council. It brings local partners together to work on creating safer cities by identifying the leading cause of injury and creating plans to address them. Dallas has received the Safe Communities America designation and Fort Worth has just been named as well. Pate had the honor of staff members serving on two of the committees.

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Pate’s Annual Holiday Parade

Who doesn’t love a parade? Pate staff at Brinlee Creek Ranch in Anna, Texas organize an annual holiday parade for patients and other staff to celebrate the holiday season. This time of year can be especially hard for patients who are away from home and separated from their families and loved ones. We love seeing [...]