The following admission criteria are not meant to be an all-inclusive listing, but an overview of the type of resident and care provided at Safehaven. All cases will be assessed individually before admission to ascertain the appropriateness of admission into the program.
The Safehaven program is a twenty-four hour life long living traumatic brain injury facility. The program is dedicated to providing quality care in a home environment helping each resident to maintain as much of his or her physical and cognitive abilities as possible.
- All residents will have a diagnosis of traumatic brain injury or acquired brain injury causing physical and cognitive impairment.
- Most resident's cognitive abilities are between a three and a five on the Rancho Los Amigos Scale.
- Residents are to be non-ambulatory
- Residents may be able to tolerate a normal diet or need the assistance of a peg tube for feeding. All nutritional needs will be met as per physician's orders.
- Ventilator dependent residents will not be appropriate, however patients with trach's are accepted.
- Residents are required to have their own durable medical equipment such as suction machines, wheel chairs, etc.
- The Safehaven Program does not accept Medicaid or Medicare at this time.