The Transitional Learning Center (TLC), a pioneer in the field of post-acute rehabilitation services for people with brain injury is honored to have been chosen as a contracted provider with the Veterans Health Administration Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (VA AL-TBI Program).
This pilot program is the first time that the VA has contracted with civilian providers who offer post-acute brain injury rehabilitation services. The VA program provides dedicated funding to cover the costs of specialized private rehabilitation programs such as TLC to work together with Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their families to enhance Veterans’ rehabilitation, quality of life, and community integration.
TLC is delighted to be awarded the opportunity to provide the specialized services that address the complex needs of Veterans with traumatic brain injury and to assist in their rehabilitation as they move through the recovery process,” said Dr. Brent Masel, President & Medical Director of TLC and Medical Director for the Brain Injury Association of America. “Being chosen as a contracted provider will allow us to help more Veterans and their families as they look to rebuild their lives following traumatic brain injury. Having worked with active and retired military, TLC is uniquely positioned to provide the very best in brain injury treatment for our men and women who have served our country."
TLC's programs integrate multidisciplinary individual and group therapeutic interventions as well as vocational activities and social experiences to help Veterans build skills, develop self-esteem and actively participate in the community. Programs are driven by a philosophy of individualized rehabilitation services that combine functional therapies, education and everyday experiences in real-world settings to enhance therapeutic gains.
With programs in Galveston and Lubbock,TX, TLC's innovative service model provides the opportunity for therapies to offered in a community-based setting where Veterans can participate in carefully structured opportunities to recover function following their brain injury.
For additional information about TLC's specialized brain injury programs and ability to support Veterans with traumatic brain injury, please call the referral line at 1-800-TLC-GROW (852-4769).
For the VA Press Release: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2694