Programs

Programs Overview

Since 1993, Progressive Alternatives has specialized in working with clients, following hospital discharge, who have experienced life-altering injuries resulting in Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Orthopedic Trauma.

Our person-centered rehabilitation program focuses on the needs of our clients and how we can creatively assist them in gaining a level of control over lost functions and once again find meaning and purpose in their lives.

Our multi-disciplinary team closely interacts with family, medical and other professional rehabilitation personnel, case managers and community resources to assure a fully integrated program which optimizes our clients potential for recovery and reintegration into society.

More information on programs, services and levels of care:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Behavioral Management
  • Levels of Care

 

Based upon client needs, services are available at all the following locations:

  • Specialized Residential
  • Assisted Living
  • Home Care
  • Apartment Program
  • Day Program

 

Cost-Effective, State Of The Art Home Monitoring:

In cooperation with V IRTUAL CARE, an independent company, a 2-way communications system can be installed in clients’ homes, monitoring provided for up to 24 hours per day and home services coordinated, as needed, through Progressive Alternatives.

  • Clients can transfer between the various company settings which best serves their needs
  • Progressive Alternatives coordinates a full range of medical and rehabilitation services on an individual needs basis

 

Care and Compassion:

  • As depicted in our Company logo, creative, relationship-centered care is our top priority
  • Clients and staff are integrated as “family”
  • Goals are developed with client input and approval and modified accordingly
  • An atmosphere of hope, fun and humor pervades all our Company programs

 

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Because of the complexity of an acquired brain injury, Progressive Alternatives’ TBI programs are customized to meet the medical, behavioral and functional challenges that each client faces following hospital discharge based upon a a thorough assessment the individuals need and goals.

These services may be provided in our company’s specialized residential setting, our assisted living facility, one of our community living support environments or the client’s home setting.

General information on TBI: Google “Traumatic Brain Injury” Video Testimonials TBI clients/families Specific information on Progressive Alternatives TBI programs: Click on “Contact Us” on our Home Page

 

Orthopedic Trauma

Many hospitalizations are shortened due to insurance restrictions on length of stay. Persons having undergone extensive orthopedic surgeries may be in need of care during their healing process and therapy to facilitate range of motion and muscle strengthening. Some of these individuals may also have residuals from brain and or spinal injuries.

Here again, Progressive Alternatives provides rehabilitation services in a variety of settings conducive to healing and return of function General information on Orthopedic Trauma: Google “Orthopedic Surgery” Video Testimonials Orthopedic clients/families Specific information on Progressive Alternatives’ Orthopedic Trauma Programs:

 

Virtual Care System

Is a state of the art 2-way electronic monitoring system designed to respect the wishes of individuals to live at home, to nurture independence and to coordinate needed home services in a cost-effective manner. Visual and voice monitoring can be provided for up to 24/7 and the system is customized to meet the needs of each clients. Monitoring services are provided by Virtual Care, an independent company and Progressive Alternatives coordinates all in home services needed.

  • Virtual Care Video Demonstration

 

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Since spinal injuries impact people differently based upon many factors including level of injury, complete vs incomplete section of the cord, etc., Progressive Alternatives programs are customized to meet the medical, functional and emotional challenges that each of our client face upon hospital discharge. We have assembled a complete team of rehabilitation specialists to work creatively with our spinal cord clients to assist them in achieving their stated goals whenever possible and returning to a meaningful, productive lifestyle.

Spinal cord clients will be served in the most appropriate setting to meet their individual needs including Progressive Alternatives specialized residential setting, our assisted living facility, one of our community living supports environments or the client home setting.

General information on SCI, Google:

Spinal Cord Injury Video Testimonials SCI clients/families

 

Behavioral Management

Many of the clients referred to us at Progressive Alternatives come with behavioral issues. Our multi-disciplinary team headed by qualified psychologists develop and implement programs to assist our clients to manage their own behavior, to make sound decisions, to develop compensatory skills and to interact in the community in a meaningful and appropriate manner.

  • General information on Behavioral Management: Google “Behavioral Sciences”
  • Video Testimonial Behavioral clients/families
  • Specific information on Progressive Alternatives’ Behavioral Management Program: Click on “Contact Us” on our Home Page

 

Respite Care

With sufficient advance notice, Progressive Alternatives can provide short term, temporary relief for families who, for whatever reasons, need a break in their caregiver routines. Services may be provided in the home setting or at one of the company’s facilities.


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