Brain injury rehab center opens in Milwaukee

Special to The Freeman

June 9, 2014

MILWAUKEE – The Nexday Brain Injury Rehab Center at Wellspring opened Monday in Milwaukee.

The rehab center, which is open due to the collaborative efforts of the Milwaukee Center for Independence and Grace Healthcare, is in Wellspring of Milwaukee at 9350 W. Fond Du Lac Ave.

The rehab center has 18 beds in eight private rooms and five semi-private rooms for patients who are recovering from brain injuries. The program will serve patients who have been discharged from the hospital but still need additional medical attention.

The rehab center’s staff will include doctors, rehabilitation nurses, skilled therapists, social workers, recreational therapists, and vocational rehabilitation and employment specialists.

Milwaukee-based MCFI is a non-profit organization that helps individuals and families with special needs achieve independence.