St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's third-
largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas, including
seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers, and two
freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

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Neurological Day Program

Locations: St. David's Round Rock Medical Center and St. David's Rehabilitation Hospital

The St. David's Day Program is designed for patients who no longer require 24-hour nursing care. These patients continue their recovery and rehabilitation while spending half days in a therapeutic environment.

Services focus on the functional return of skills necessary for community reintegration. Services you may need include physical or occupational therapy, nursing care, respiratory therapy, counseling sessions, therapeutic recreation and educational classes. Depending on your goals, you may require these services for a few days or a few weeks.

The Day Program also helps minimize the risk of further medical complications that are secondary to the neurological injury or illness.

Returning home or to work or school may be stressful. The following programs and services ease the transition:

Medical Care
Our nursing care continues in the day program and may include care for neurogenic bowel and bladder, spasticity, blood pressure, blood clots, contractures, strength and mobility issues.

Return-to-Work Counseling
You may or may not be able to return to the same type of work you did before your injury. Our counselors will help you find a job or career that is right for you.

Back-to-school training
A St. David's therapist works with you to design a back-to-school plan that may include in-school awareness and sensitivity training for school staff and students, as well as instruction regarding medical issues that may arise during your school day.

Life-skills training
Our therapists help you practice the skills needed to get through a normal day. This may include everything from grooming and dressing to managing your schedule and working with others.

Mobility Training
Outings into the surrounding neighborhood help you practice skills needed in your own community.

Adaptive Driving Program
Learning to drive with adaptive equipment helps regain the ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Family/caregiver training
We offer classes for your family or other caregivers to increase their understanding of your injury or illness, as well as your needs.

Outpatient Services
Outpatient Services at St. David's Rehabilitation provides outpatient medical treatment and therapies, as well as care for people with disabilities. Our programs provide individualized, integrative care and include family members when appropriate.

For information, contact St. David's Rehabilitation at (512) 544-8140


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