Norton Neuroscience Institute Patient Support

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Norton Neuroscience Institute is committed to helping you live your best life after a neurological condition diagnosis.

More patients in Louisville and Southern Indiana choose Norton Neuroscience Institute for their care. They find access to a broad range of classes, events, support and help to make living with a neurological condition easier and more fruitful.

Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers

Resource Center services are available at no cost to Norton Neuroscience Institute patients, thanks to donations to the Norton Healthcare Foundation.

Rehabilitation Services

Norton Healthcare offers specialized rehabilitation services for patients with neurological conditions. Cressman Neurological Rehabilitation, Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center, and Norton Specialty Rehabilitation Center – St. Matthews are designed to support patients in their symptom management and care journey. 

Norton Healthcare Driving Assessment Program

This Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center service evaluates individuals affected by neurological, orthopedic or developmental conditions, and those who have experienced age-related changes in function. Its goal is to help restore driving ability so you can return to safe, independent driving.

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On-demand Patient Education

Norton Neuroscience Institute provides access to on-demand patient education resources for all neurological conditions. Support for a portion of this digital education resource has been made possible by the Harold, Juanita, David, Dennis & Gary Koon Charitable Foundation through the Norton Healthcare Foundation.

Nurse Navigators

Nurse navigators are designated to support patients through their journey at Norton Healthcare. Offered through the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center, nurse navigators consult with patients and their caregivers regarding medical and personal matters. Patient navigation services are free and available as often as needed. A nurse navigator can help:

  • Educate you and your family members about diagnoses, available treatments and managing disease
  • Take full advantage of a multidisciplinary team of health care providers who can offer their specialized insights as part of a coordinated approach to care
  • Facilitate accurate and timely communication among patients, primary caregivers and health care providers

Care That’s Focused on You

It’s part of Norton Neuroscience Institute’s goal to care for the whole person, not just the condition.

  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers offer ways to improve your access to care, provide valuable information on managing your disease and address your quality of life issues. The Norton Healthcare Foundation funds this important service, so patients don’t need to pay.
  • Dedicated patient navigators can help schedule follow-up appointments, coordinate prescription assistance, create customized diet plans and provide guidance on disability benefits, housing, financial and employment concerns and more.
  • Patients can access support groups, exercise classes and other educational events to connect with others and learn how to make the most of life while managing a neurological condition. 
  • Access an on-demand video library of educational content across a variety of condition-related topics is available.
  • We want to help prevent illness. Get help quitting smoking and learn the signs of stroke.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free Norton MyChart account.

A Louisville Leader in Neurological Care

More patients from Louisville and Southern Indiana seek their neurology and neurosurgery care from Norton Neuroscience Institute’s nationally recognized specialists than any other providers in the area.

Your Norton Neuroscience Institute medical provider has the expertise, experience, diagnostic tools and sophisticated treatments to provide care tailored to your needs.

  • More than 75 medical, surgical and research specialists are dedicated to providing innovative care to those with brain, spine and nervous system conditions.
  • Advanced, minimally invasive neurosurgery equipment can speed your recovery and minimize pain.
  • Multidisciplinary clinics provide easy access to care in one convenient appointment for your neurological condition, with specialists in oncology, cardiology, orthopedics and behavioral health.
  • Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals in Louisville are certified by DNV, recognizing excellence and expertise in stroke care.
    • Norton Brownsboro Hospital is recognized as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
    • Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital are Primary Stroke Centers.
    • Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital is an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute is at the forefront of neuroscientific research. As investigators on numerous trials, our physicians contribute to groundbreaking studies and publications in peer-reviewed journals. Also, patients may be eligible to take part in these experimental treatments.
    Learn more about current neuroscience clinical trials and studies.
  • The American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines stroke care program has recognized all four of Norton Healthcare’s adult service-hospitals in Louisville for exceeding national averages in getting patients in the door and administering lifesaving treatment to restore blood flow to the brain.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute’s multiple sclerosis (MS) program has been designated a Center for Comprehensive MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
  • The National Association of Epilepsy Centers has recognized Norton Neuroscience Institute as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, providing the highest level of medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center navigators help educate patients and their families about new diagnoses, available treatments and ways to manage their disease.
  • We are listed by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 great neurosurgery and spine programs.

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