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 Lubbock's Medical Director is a board certified Physiatrist. 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 16 bed post-acute rehabilitation facility at TLC LUBBOCK is as follows:

Clinician/Department

Number

Description

Physician

One

Board certified Physiatrist (PM&R) (MD)

Nursing

Three

Nursing: 2 Registered nurses; 1 LVN 

Case Management

Two

Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) (1), Lisenced Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)

Physical Therapy

One

Physical Therapist (PT); Masters degree

 

One

Physical Therapist (PT); Masters degree; Certified NCI Instructor

Occupational Therapy

Two

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

Speech/Language Pathology

Three

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

  One Speech/Language Pathologist with Certifiecate of Clinical Competence (SLP-CCC); Masters Degree ALF Manager

Therapeutic Recreation

One

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

Neuropsychology

One

Neuropsychologist (Ph.D.); Doctorate

Counselor One Licensed Professional Counselor;            Masters Degree

Total

17

Licensed/Certified Staff

In addition to our highly skilled and credentialed professional staff, TLC boasts 10 Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 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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