SCI College

Spinal Cord Injury College

Here at SH-SCI, we aim to provide the most comprehensive care and education to our patients. We are dedicated to bringing the highest quality information directly to patients, families and caregivers - to increase the quality of life. As part of our treatment program, we provide education on day-to-day needs and activities to make the transition easier from inpatient care to outpatient/home care for those with Spinal Cord Injury.  

 

We cover topics, such as:

  • Anatomy
  • Pressure Relief and Skin Care
  • Care of Bladder and Bowels
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Pain and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Community Leisure and Travel
  • Home Modifications
  • Adaptive Techniques and Driving
  • Nutrition Planning
  • Planning for Discharge - and What to Expect

 

As part of our SH-SCI system, we will be expanding our curriculum to include:

  • Research Studies Available at SRH and through the SH-SCI System
  • Importance of Exercise with an SCI
  • SCI Resource Management - Including topics, such as: income, insurance, housing/funding, and resources for equipment
  • Programs and Services throough Mass Rehab, including Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Managing Personal Care Attendants

 

For more information about this program, please contact us.