Kindred’s neurorehabilitation programs provide services to individuals with acquired brain injuries, Huntington’s disease, neuropsychiatric disorders and other neurological/behavioral disorders. We are dedicated to excellence in long-term and short-term rehabilitative care, and our neurorehabilitation program is created in the same tradition. We will recognize each individual’s strengths, opportunities and challenges and seek to promote optimal functional, quality of life and resident dignity.
The neurorehabilitation program is designed to meet the needs and objectives of each individual served through comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment team services.
We work to help our patients in:
Services offered include:
Our programs are based on a motivational system that provides positive reinforcement, encouraging patients as they progress toward achieving treatment goals and positive behaviors. Individualized care plans are designed to help in the acquisition of skills necessary to prepare the individual for the community or other appropriate setting.
Areas of rehabilitation include, but are not limited to, personal hygiene and self-care, cognitive compensatory strategies, meal preparation and cooking, laundry, community and pedestrian skills and pre-vocational training skill development. Our units are small, offering patients individual attention.
Our program is based on a self-management model, utilizing principles of applied behavioral analysis. Some of the principles used to promote behavioral change are as follows:
The program is designed based upon the individual’s projected discharge site. The goal is to assist patients with developing positive behavior and skills for living and successfully transitioning to their identified discharge setting. We offer three skill acquisition programs:
We have a team of professionals who are dedicated to providing quality rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes. Our team recognizes each individual’s strengths, opportunities, and challenges, and is passionate about promoting optimal functional, quality of life and resident dignity. Our interdisciplinary treatment team provides expertise in behavioral analysis and development of individualized treatment plans to address challenging behaviors. All staff are QBS certified Safety Care, trained in prevention and crisis management and receive ongoing behavioral protocol training.
Sami Almadi, RN, MSN, LNHA
M.S.N. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S.N. from University of Jordan
Merry Dalahmeh, RN
Director of Nursing
Associates Degree in Science from Quincy College
Bachelor of Science degree from Bridgewater State College
David Lennox, PhD
Founder and President of QBS, Inc.
Ph.D. from Western Michigan University specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis
Marie Monplaisir, RN
Assistant Director of Nursing
Registered Nurse Degree earned from Simone Ovide Duvalier, HaitiNessreen Aidelbi, MA
Neurorehabilitation Program Director
Master of Education, Salem State University, MA
Bachelor Degree in Science, Salem State University, MA
Bachelor Degree in English Literature, Damascus University, Syria
Certified Safety Care TrainerMaureen Velez, LICSW
Director of Social Services
Masters Degree in Social Work, Bridgewater State University, MA
Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Boston College, MAShannon Cullity, LSW
MS in Counseling, Capella University
BS in Psychology, Emmanuel CollegeJessica Gordon, LCSW
Masters in Social Work, Simmons College
Bachelors in Social Work, Eastern Nazarene CollegeAllison Ostashen, LCSW
Masters in Social Work, Wheelock College
Bachelors in Social Work, University of Saint Joseph
For more information or to make a referral, please contact:
Denise Finnegan, Neurorehabilitation Admissions Director
Vanlord sustained multiple traumatic brain injuries before coming to Kindred Braintree. Click here to read his story.
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