Alfred Scopp, Ph.D.
515 South Drive, Suite 15
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: (650) 961-9430
Alfred Scopp is a psychotherapist. Psychotherapists are trained in neuropsychology and offer neuropsychological assessment, which can be very helpful both in demonstrating that brain damage occurred (and that the person has deficits from the TBI), as well as evaluate cognitive strengths and weaknesses, so that compensation strategies can be determined.
Almaden Health & Rehabilitation Center
2065 Los Gatos-Almaden Road
San Jose, CA 95124
Phone: (408) 377-9275
Almaden Health & Rehabilitation Center is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care for the clients served. Throughout their network of 21 skilled nursing facilities located in California, they provide 24-hour care ranging from short-term rehabilitation therapy to quality long-term restorative nursing care.
Gentiva- Rehab Without Walls
4030 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 251
San Jose, CA 95117
Phone: (408) 556-0420
Gentiva- Rehab without Walls post-acute rehabilitation provides home health and hospice services to those they serve. Clinical services include skilled nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, cardiac and pulmonary care neurorehabilitation, wound care, pain management, medication management, patient education to promote self-management, and treatment for balance problems that can lead to fall risks
Gilroy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
8170 Murray Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: (408) 842-9311
Gilroy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center (GHC) is Gilroy’s premiere skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. With 132 beds, GHC provides therapy, rehab and nursing for residents all over the bay area.
Learning Services: Specialists in Brain Injury Care
10855 DeBruin Way
Gilroy, CA 95020
Learning Services understands the serious challenges facing people who have sustained a brain injury and they help families navigate the complicated process of treatment, recovery, and rehabilitation. The Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) rehabilitation programs take place within a residential environment, designed to deliver comprehensive therapy in a real-world setting. Specific programs include post acute neuro-rehabilitation, neurobehavioral rehabilitation, day treatment, and supported living. These programs provide therapeutic environments and functional based treatment designed to meet the individual needs of residents.
Los Altos Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Center
809 Fremont Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94024
Phone: (650) 941-5255
Los Altos Sub-Acute & Rehabilitation Center (LASRC) is dedicated to providing quality health to those in need. Their purpose is to provide patients with positive rehabilitative therapy and exceptional nursing care. They also aim to help individuals achieve their highest possible functioning level and to assist them in returning home whenever practical. LASRC uses the latest technology and techniques to ensure all residents reach their highest functional potential.
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group
3369 Union Avenue
San Jose, CA 95124
Contact: Robert Medel at (408) 885-2397
This support group is for individuals with brain injury and their caregivers, who meet regularly to support each other by discussing common problems affecting them in their everyday life. It meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm at the Camden Community Center.
Mission College- Disability Support Programs & Services
3000 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: (408) 855-5085
The goal of Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS) is to support college students with disabilities to enter campus life, its programs and activities. They emphasize educational achievement as well as retention and success, in both higher education and career goals. Reasonable accommodations are provided to minimize the effects of disabilities and maximize potential success within Mission College courses. DSPS does testing to determine what level class is appropriate and they offer some basic classes for people just recovering from TBI.
Mountain View Healthcare Center
2530 Solace Place
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: (650) 961-6161
Mountain View Healthcare Center (MVHC) is a premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in the Bay Area. MVHC emphasizes the team approach to comprehensive treatment, enabling staff to give residents the best quality care available. MVHC’s goal is to create a home-like environment, and to help each resident realize their individual preferences.
Regional Medical Center of San Jose
225 North Jackson Avenue
San Jose, CA 95116
Phone: (408) 259-5000
Regional Medical Center (RMC)’s Comprehensive Stroke Center treats and cares for patients at elevated risk for stroke. The center also increases education and awareness of stroke symptoms to both healthcare professionals and the community. Inpatient and outpatient neurorehabilitation programs are designed to help patients regain physical and speech function, and adapt to their new lifestyles with optimum capabilities. RMC’s Neurological Services diagnose and treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves and muscles. Commonly treated neurological diseases include stroke, epilepsy, sleep disorders, headache and related pain syndromes, as well as infections of the nervous system involving nerves and/or muscles.
San Jose State University Kay Armstead Center for Communication Disorders
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192
Phone: (408) 924-3688
The Kay Armstead Center for Communication Disorders (KACCD) provides clinical services in speech, language and hearing evaluations, treatments and consultations. They are qualified to diagnose and treat disorders in the areas of articulation, phonology, language, stuttering, voice, hearing, oral motor, cognition and social aspects of communication. Services are provided at no charge to registered SJSU students and at a competitive cost to all others. Most sessions are one or two 50-minute visits per week.
San Jose Veterans Center
278 North Second Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 993-0729
The San Jose Veterans Center provides readjustment counseling services and psychotherapy for veterans. Veterans Affairs (VA) operates the nations largest health care system, with hospitals, clinics, community living centers, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center- Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research Center
751 South Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 885-5000
The Rehabilitation Research Center for TBI & SCI (at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center) consists of a brain injury unit, a rehabilitation trauma unit, and a spinal cord injury unit. The Brain Injury Unit is a 40-bed unit with patients who may have sustained head injuries, strokes or other neuromuscular disorders as well as medical-surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation. A comprehensive brain injury program that includes post-discharge community support is offered. The environment in this unit offers several unique challenges to the professional nurse.
Services for Brain Injury
60 Daggett Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
Services For Brain Injury (SBI) provides comprehensive rehabilitation all under one roof for people with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) or acquired brain injuries (ABI), including veterans. SBI’s services range from post-acute programs to vocational immersion and job placement, with supported employment that includes a job coach at the work site. At the heart of all of SBI’s programming is an emphasis on comprehensive cognitive rehabilitation provided through a unique continuum of services. SBI’s Rehabilitation Program is designed for people with brain injuries to relearn skills lost due to injury or illness; reintegrate from hospital to home to community; and, provide support, respite, and resources for families and friends. It is part of a unique continuum of programming individualized for the person with a brain injury to account for his/her social needs and recovery goals. It includes all rehabilitative therapies and interactive programming to build skills and modify behavior. SBI’s Vocational Services address barriers facing people with brain injuries as they work toward increased independence and gainful employment.
1840 Benton Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone: (408) 983-2100
Skills Plus provides skills based classes for people who have a need for further therapy after stroke. They help people regain functional, social, cognitive, and physical skills. Clients work hard to improve their functional skills, such as learning to walk and being able to communicate with loved ones. It is in mastering these basic skills that allows the stroke survivor to live at home and continue to be part of their family.
Sub-Acute Saratoga Hospital
13425 Sousa Lane
Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone: (408) 378-8875
Sub-Acute Saratoga Hospital serves people up to 21 years of age. They service children with Genetic Disorders, Spinal Cord Injuries, Developmental Delay, Congenital Anomalies, Cardiac Conditions, Premature Birth, Failure to Thrive, Feeding Disorders, Seizure Disorders, Respiratory Insufficiency, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Encephalopathy.
Talking Heads- Rehabilitation Research Center
751 Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128
Contact: (408) 793-6430
This brain injury newsletter, distributed by the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, addresses many areas of interest for people with TBI and their families. It also includes a calendar listing of local TBI meetings and events.
Transitions Rehabilitation Group
7101 Monterey Street
Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: (408) 842-6868
Transitions Rehabilitation Group offers speech, occupational, and physical therapy, as well as the services of clinical social workers, registered nurses, physiatry (specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation), and neurology. Their services include cognitive retraining, computer assisted therapy and community resource referrals.
Vasona Creek Healthcare
16412 Los Gatos Boulevard
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: (408) 356-2191
Vasona Creek Healthcare (VCH) provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to patients so that they may become as independent as possible. The main goal of VCH is to help patients reach their maximum potential in a caring and supportive environment.
Veterans Administration Medical Center
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 493-5000 ext. 62201
The Veterans Administration (VA) Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit (BIRU) provides comprehensive screening, evaluation and treatment for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury. Their Polytrauma Support Clinic Team provides and coordinates interdisciplinary rehabilitation services for Veterans. Any Veteran entitled to benefits (discharge from military service under other than dishonorable conditions) and medically stable is eligible for admission into the Polytrauma System of Care. The patient must have sustained multiple physical, cognitive and/or emotional injuries secondary to trauma.