Specializing solely in post-acute brain injury since 1982

TLC staff are specialized in brain injury treatment and rehabilitation and have a thorough understanding of the cognitive and physical needs of individuals with acquired brain injury

TLC Offers Unparalleled Staffing

TLC is a not-for-profit program, which provides the opportunity to be less profit driven and more focused on the quality of our staff and the care they provide. Our professional staff are employees, not contracted. They specialize solely in brain injury treatment and rehabilitation and have a thorough understanding of the cognitive and physical needs of individuals with acquired brain injury. They work in concert with other members of the treatment team for improved consistency and coordination of services. TLC’s staff is recognized both nationally and internationally as experts in the field of brain injury treatment and are licensed or certified in their fields of expertise. Most of our professional staff hold Masters or Ph.D. degrees in their fields. TLC’s President and Medical Director is a board certified neurologist who also serves as the Medical Director for the Brain Injury Association of America. TLC also provides comprehensive nursing care for those patients needing medical attention. This level of staffing is unparalleled in the field of post-acute brain injury treatment.

The licensed/certified staffing for our 36 bed post-acute rehabilitation facility at TLC GALVESTON is as follows:

Clinician/Department

Number

Description

Physician

One

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Nursing

One

Registered nurse (RN)

 

One

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

  One Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN),(CBIS)

Case Management

One

Certified Case Manager (CCM); Certified Recreational Therapist (CTRS); Masters degree

 

One

Certified Case Manager (CCM); Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS), Bachelors degree

Vocational Rehabilitation

One

Certified Employment Training Specialist (CETS); Bachelors degree

Physical Therapy

Three

2 Physical Therapist (DPT); 1 Neuro Certified Specialist (NCS) & CBIS

 

Two

Physical Tech, CBIS
Physical Therapy Assistanct (PTA) 

Occupational Therapy

One

Occupational Therapist (O.T.R.); Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS), Masters degree

 

Three

Occupational Therapist (O.T.R.); Masters degree

 

One

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA); Associates degree

Speech/Language Pathology

Three

Speech/Language Pathologists with their Certificates of Clinical Competence (SLP-CCC); Masters degree

Therapeutic Recreation

Two

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Bachelors degree

 

One

Music Therapist; Bachelors degree

Neuropsychology

One

Neuropsychologist (Ph.D.); Doctorate

 

Two

Master, Clinical Psychology

Substance Abuse Counselor

One

Ph.D.;Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC); Licensed Psychological Associate (P.A.); masters degree


Total

27

Licensed/Certified Staff

In addition to our highly skilled and credentialed professional staff, TLC boasts 13 Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and 6 Certified Medication Aids (CMA) among our direct care staff. Overall turnover at TLC for 2010 was just 11%. That is well below the national average of 23.4 reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for all industries and categories. The healthcare section recorded a 29.7% turnover rate. Program knowledge and treatment consistency are the result of a stable staff.

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To accomplish TLC's three fold mission of treatment, research and education. TLC provides thousands of hours of training to residents, interns and fellows from across the country each year.

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