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.
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.
The Sanet Vision Integrator is an advanced technology that helps people who are experiencing vision problems post brain injury. After an injury to the brain, it is estimated that 20 to 40 percent of the time, there are interruptions to the neurological system that controls eye movement, regulates focusing, and accurately interprets visual information. Approximately 80 percent of the information about the environment is received through vision;
Biodex Gait Trainer 3 is a state of the art treadmill system to help people who have sustained a brain injury or stroke and have problems with their gait (the pattern of how a person walks).
Gait impairments after an acquired brain injury (ABI) may be due to difficulty controlling one’s legs, weakness,