Following severe brain injury, many patients progress through stages of coma as they emerge into a state of awareness. This may take weeks, months or even years and hence, it can be emotionally stressful for family and loved ones.
WHAT IS POST-COMA REHABILITATION
The post-coma rehab programme at ReGen Rehab is the first of its kind in Malaysia. It lays out a clear pathway of care from early post-acute rehab for patients and provides professional support for families, both are equally important.
Rehabilitation can start as soon as the patient’s condition has stabilized and can take place even in the ICU (this stage of rehab is commonly referred to as “acute rehab”). When the patient is ready to be discharged from the hospital, post-acute rehab in a specialised stimulating environment should take over for the rest of recovery journey.
Early rehabilitation intervention plays a key role in prevention of complications due to immbolisation (e.g. muscle wastage, spasticity), improvement of alertness and orientation. Our specialised therapy goals include :