You are in capable caring hands! The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program at STARS offers a highly skilled interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals who specialize in helping people recover from brain injury. This intensive systematic treatment program will work with you and the important people in your life to restore cognitive and physical abilities. The Brain Injury Program at STARS enjoys the highest level of accreditation by CARF: The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission, the Gold Standard for rehabilitation accreditation. Contact Kathy Smith – Neurological Case Manager for additional information or to schedule an appointment, 208.367.8989. Amy’s Story – Recovery from Brain Injury 

Our Goal

The primary goal of the Brain Injury Program at STARS is to help you through the next phase of your recovery– to help you become as independent as possible in your home, community, and work or school environments. We are eager to work side by side with you in developing and achieving your rehabilitation goals. STARS’ Specialized Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team includes:

  • You!
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Speech/Language/Cognitive Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Physiatry/ Rehabilitation Medicine Services
  • Neuropsychology

The Brain Injury Program Provides:

  • Evaluations & Comprehensive Treatment
  • Education & Counseling
  • Sports Medicine Therapy
  • Balance and Vestibular Therapy
  • Community Reintegration
  • Drivers Evaluation and Treatment
  • Work & School Reentry

Additionally, STARS is a certified by ImPACT to provide athletes with pre-season cognitive assessments to guide decisions regarding “return to play” if an athlete sustains a concussion. For more information on Brain Injury, please visit the following websites:

A local program called Adaptive Recreation offered to patients with TBI is provided by the City of Boise. To learn more about this program click here.

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