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Coastal Rehab. Hospital

  1. 1. Coastal Rehabilitation Hospital
  2. 2. Mission Statement <ul><li>Coastal Rehabilitation Hospital helps patients with debilitating injury or disease recover mobility and independence both through inpatient treatment and the Day Hospital Program. The focus is on improving a patient’s mobility, self care, communication, and social skills. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>The 66,000-square foot facility opened in 1994. </li></ul><ul><li>CRH is an extension of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. </li></ul><ul><li>It houses 60 inpatient beds and has a 3,000-square foot therapy gym in which patients work to rebuild their strength. </li></ul><ul><li>Programs available: Acute Care Rehabilitation Services, Inpatient Services, Day Program, Outpatient Services. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Population Served <ul><li>Coastal Rehabilitation Hospital treats patients suffering from chronic </li></ul><ul><li>conditions such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis as well as patients who </li></ul><ul><li>have suffered a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury. Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly Treated: </li></ul><ul><li>CVA/Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Brain dysfunction </li></ul><ul><li>Spinal cord dysfunction </li></ul><ul><li>Neurological disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Amputations </li></ul><ul><li>Pediatric conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Developmental delays </li></ul><ul><li>Speech abnormalities </li></ul><ul><li>Communication disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Swallowing difficulties </li></ul>
  5. 6. Treatment Team <ul><li>Patients are treated by a </li></ul><ul><li>rehabilitation team which includes </li></ul><ul><li>case managers, rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>nurses, occupational therapists, </li></ul><ul><li>physical therapists,speech/language </li></ul><ul><li>pathologists, and a rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>psychologist. All the members of </li></ul><ul><li>the team work together to develop </li></ul><ul><li>a treatment plan that meets the </li></ul><ul><li>patient’s short and long-term </li></ul><ul><li>needs. </li></ul>        Dr. James Travis Colwell, PhD Rehabilitation Psychologist             
  6. 7. Easy Street <ul><li>Convenience store </li></ul><ul><li>Bank office </li></ul><ul><li>Department store </li></ul><ul><li>Fast food restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Car </li></ul><ul><li>Apartment </li></ul>
  7. 8. Peer Support Volunteer <ul><li>Visit patients who are recommended by the staff as needing the most attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure they have everything they need. </li></ul><ul><li>Mirror Dr. Colwell’s therapy sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Debrief about each patient following Dr. Colwell’s therapy sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Assist Occupational and Physical Therapists </li></ul>
  8. 9. My Future Plans <ul><li>I chose this site because it is the type of facility that I want to end up in </li></ul><ul><li>with my future career as a rehabilitation counselor. Being a part of </li></ul><ul><li>helping these patients through an extremely difficult physical and </li></ul><ul><li>emotional time in their lives has given me an overwhelming sense of </li></ul><ul><li>fulfillment and achievement. I am starting graduate school in the fall at </li></ul><ul><li>UNC-Chapel Hill in the Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Program. To have already had the opportunity to experience one-on-one </li></ul><ul><li>patient interaction as a volunteer at Coastal Rehabilitation Hospital, it has </li></ul><ul><li>helped prepare me tremendously for graduate school. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Excellent Cite for Future Volunteers! <ul><li>YES!!! I would recommend this cite to any </li></ul><ul><li>other students. Being able to follow a </li></ul><ul><li>psychologist around and observe how they </li></ul><ul><li>interact with patients is an extremely helpful </li></ul><ul><li>learning tool that not many students are able </li></ul><ul><li>to experience as undergraduates. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Contact Information <ul><li>Coastal Rehabilitation Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>2131 S.17th Street  </li></ul><ul><li>Wilmington, NC  28401    </li></ul><ul><li>910-343-7845 </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Services Department NHRMC </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Hern </li></ul><ul><li>910-343-7784 </li></ul>

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