Pate Rehabilitation Celebrates Grand Opening of Fort Worth Facility

New location extends Pate’s evidence-based therapy programs to the Fort Worth community

DALLAS—Sept. 12, 2012— Pate Rehabilitation, delivering evidence-based treatment and support programs for individuals recovering from acquired brain injuries (ABIs), today announced the grand opening of Savanna Oaks Ranch, its latest residential facility located in Fort Worth, Texas. The ribbon cutting event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 232 Bens Trail, Fort Worth, Texas 76120. It will feature informative speeches, a health fair and giveaways for visitors from the local community.

To emphasize that every 16 seconds a person suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the United States, TryMunity.com, a social networking site for traumatic brain injury survivors, will give away a BMX bicycle and helmet every 16 minutes from 1:00 to 3:00 during the event. The drawing is open to all attendees and winners must be available to take the prize home that day.

For attending rehabilitation professionals, Pate is providing a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) course at 12:15 p.m., which includes an overview of brain anatomy, types of brain injury, complications and treatment titled “The Brain, Brain Injury and Recovery.” The course will be free to the first 50 who pre-register. To enroll visit www.pate.splashthat.com or call 800-992-1149.

Savanna Oaks Ranch

The 13,000 square foot, 16-bed residence features private suites for patients transitioning from acute care at area hospitals to post-acute residential rehabilitation.  In the coming years, Pate will add a second building to include a 14,000 square foot treatment facility complete with a swimming pool featuring underwater treadmills, jets to speed recovery and cameras to track gait analysis. In the interim, Pate will continue to provide treatment for Fort Worth patients at its 7,300-square-foot temporary facility in Watauga—located at 8317 Whitley Road, Watauga, Texas 76148.

“Individuals with acquired brain injuries and their families face unique and, typically, long-term challenges,” says Kent Hayden, president of Pate Rehabilitation. “It’s critical that programs and services supporting their recovery are easily reachable. With facilities in Dallas, Anna and now Fort Worth, we can provide comprehensive therapy services to patients throughout the local area.”

About Pate Rehabilitation

Pate Rehabilitation is dedicated to the treatment of individuals with acquired brain injuries, helping them return to the highest quality of life possible. With facilities in Anna, Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, Pate Rehabilitation provides personalized, evidence-based neuropsychological, cognitive, occupational, physical and speech therapies to advance and accelerate patient recovery. Recognizing that the impact of brain injury extends beyond the patient, Pate serves as a compassionate resource for family members, helping them meet the practical and emotional challenges of caring for persons with brain injuries. In addition to therapy, Pate is a leader in research, advocacy and education to advance understanding in the prevention of, and effective care for, brain injuries. To learn more about Pate Rehabilitation or acquired brain injury and its treatment, please visit www.paterehab.com or call 972-241-9334.

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