Henrico Doctors’ Hospital (201)

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Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is the only Level II trauma center in western Richmond offering a range of services such as a specially trained trauma team and board-certified trauma surgeons across varying specialties. In addition, trauma experts specializing in orthopedics, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, plastic and facial trauma, thoracic, gynecological/obstetrical, cardiac, and other surgical specialties are on call and immediately available 24/7. 

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital provides:

– Comprehensive teams of trauma-trained and board-certified surgeons across varying specialties.

– Prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care and stabilization for critically injured patients.

– Comprehensive programs to regularly review our care standards based on national standards published by the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

– Programs to evaluate quality and provide ongoing staff education to ensure we continue to provide high-quality care to the community.

– Community outreach programs to help prevent injuries. 

TSN Coordinator

 

Caroline Barnes, MS, OTR/L, CBIS 
Email Coordinator

Address 
1602 Skipwith Road 
Richmond, Virginia, 23229

Telephone 
work: (804) 289-4817

Email 
[email protected]

Upcoming Programs & Events

May is Trauma Awareness Month!

May 2024 – The entire month of May is focused on raising awareness for trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more here .

National Trauma Survivors Day!

May 15, 2024 – The 3rd Wednesday in May is National Trauma Survivors Day! We celebrate together the strength and resiliency of trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more here.

NextSteps Online

Ongoing The NextSteps program is a free 6-week self management course designed to recognize that YOU play the most important role in your recovery. based on the principles of self-management. It uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increase one’s self confidence and sense of empowerment. NextSteps teaches you the skills to become an active self manager of your health and your life. Learn more here.

 Richmond Supportive Survivors

 

Tuesdays from 6pm – 8pm

This TBI support group provides the opportunity to form relationships and learn more about TBI.
Contact Person
Ted Taylor: (804) 852-6644 
Email: [email protected]

 

Community Resources

American Trauma Society

www.amtrauma.org/

The American Trauma Society is dedicated to the elimination of needless death and disability from injury. For 50 years, the ATS has served as an advocate for the trauma care system, trauma prevention programs, and survivors of trauma and their families throughout the United States. 
Our mission is to Save Lives, Improve Care, & Empower Survivors.

Older Adult Fall Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/patient.html#print

There are simple steps you can take to prevent falls and decrease falls risks. CDC developed the STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries) initiative which includes educational materials and tools to improve fall prevention.

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Fall Prevention for Older Adults – AOTA

https://www.aota.org/~/media/Corporate/Files/AboutOT/consumers/Adults/Falls/Fall%20Prevention%20Tip%20Sheet.ashx

Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in adults over the age of 65. Clutter and other tripping hazards, poor balance, and distractions can all cause a person to stumble and fall.

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Office for Aging Services (Virginia)

https://www.vda.virginia.gov

The Office for Aging Services of the Division for Community Living helps older Virginians live as independently as possible by coordinating and providing services to help them maintain their dignity and security. Our website provides information that aging Virginians, caregivers and their families can use in making important decisions about their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

Brain Injury Association of America

https://www.biausa.org/

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) works to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for adults and children affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. It has a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups.

Hope After Head Injury

https://www.hopeafterheadinjury.com/links—resources

Hope After Head Injury exists to bring hope to those who have been impacted by brain injury in their life, whether going through the experience themselves or caring for a loved one. They understand that the journey through head trauma is a road that when walked alone can be scary and lonely. Through the voices of brain injury survivors and caregivers they provide awareness, encouragement, and hope. Click the link to learn more about Hope After Head Injury.

Family Guide to The Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning

https://file.lacounty.gov/SDSInter/dhs/218115_RLOCFOriginalFamilyGuide-English.pdf

The Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning is an evaluation tool used by the rehabilitation team. The eight levels describe the patterns or stages of recovery typically seen after a brain injury. This helps the team understand and focus on the person’s abilities and design an appropriate treatment program. Each person will progress at their own rate, depending on the severity of the brain damage, the location of the injury in the brain and length of time since the brain injury. Some individuals will pass through each of the eight levels, while others may progress to a certain level and fail to change to the next higher level.

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Mental Health America

www.mentalhealthamerica.net

Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Resources and information for youth, parents, and adults.

National Center for PTSD

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/

The National Center for PTSD offers national resources for trauma survivors and families, which includes information about PTSD, resources such as the PTSD Coach Online, and videos from other survivors and professionals.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers. For assistance, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), TTY: 1-800-799-4889. The Crisis Text Line is: 988

Office of Disability Employment Policy

www.dol.gov/odep

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Opioid Overdose Prevention

www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prevention/index.html

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention funds national research, specializes in health education, resources, and raising awareness. Some medications, such as prescription opioids, can help relieve pain in the short term but also come with serious risks and potential complications—and should be prescribed and used carefully. The CDC highlights that the best ways to prevent opioid overdose deaths are to improve opioid prescribing, reduce exposure to opioids, prevent misuse, and treat opioid use disorder. 1-800-232-4636 TTY: 888-232-6348

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