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Jillian Gordon MS, OTR/L, CBIS

Occupational Therapist

Jillian Gordon is a licensed and NBCOT registered occupational therapist working at Bancroft NeuroRehab’s Resnick Center. Jillian attended Rider University for her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, minor in Psychology, prior to completing Stockton University’s Masters of Science Occupational Therapy program. Jillian has practiced brain injury rehabilitation for over 8 years in inpatient acute rehabilitation, residential, and outpatient settings. In addition to being a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS),  Jillian acquired an LSVT BIG certification to expand her practice with individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Jillian currently works mainly with Bancroft NeuroRehab’s South Jersey residential team to support resident participation in desired and necessary activities in their home, at day program, and in the community. In addition to working with adults, Jillian has experience in school, community, and clinic-based pediatric occupational therapy.

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Senior Falls: What To Know & How To Prevent Them

Bancroft NeuroRehab Clinicians Discuss Senior Fall Prevention & Safety with BIANJ
Bancroft NeuroRehab clinicians discuss fall prevention and safety for seniors, including at-home exercises that can improve strength and steps to take if a fall does occur. In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, Bancroft NeuroRehab Rehabilitation Supervisor Dr. Carolyn Tassini, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIST and Occupational Therapist Jillian Gordon, MS, OTR/L, CBIS joined the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) to discuss fall prevention for seniors. Falls are a major threat to older adults. According to the CDC, one out of four older adults ages 65 and older falls each year. Falls can reduce seniors’ ability to remain independent, spark fear and depression and can even lead to serious health conditions/injuries – like traumatic brain injury. Despite the risk, falls are preventable.
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