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Response Evaluation Program

Patients with a brain injury in a coma or non-responsive state can benefit from another vital program found only at Brooks—the Response Evaluation Program (REP). In this program, patients with a very low functioning level are admitted from an acute care hospital to Brooks. Our board-certified neuropsychologists, along with other highly trained staff, assess the patient's potential recovery level and determine when the patient is ready for rehabilitation.

Patients are monitored over a two-week period to allow for a comprehensive understanding of their needs.

Patients appropriate for the program include:

  • Patients with any form of brain injury whose level of functioning is assessed as being less than Level IV on the Rancho Los Amigos Cognitive Scale.
  • Patients for whom there are clinical questions regarding cognitive, sensory, or motor functioning.
  • Patients requiring formal evaluation of level of responsiveness for projections of long-term medical management needs and overall functional prognosis.

The Response Evaluation Program is a part of our world-class Brain Injury Center of Excellence.

For referral information for our Response Evaluation Program, please call (904) 858-7647 or (904) 858-7651.