What Are The Advantages of Using HappyNeuron Pro?

You may be looking at adding a digital cognitive therapy tool to your practice. You may have downloaded some of HappyNeuron Pro’s cognitive worksheets, tried HappyNeuron Pro’s sample workout, are in the process of completing, or have previously completed a free trial of HappyNeuron Pro, but have not yet taken the final plunge into adding HappyNeuron Pro into your therapy toolbox. You may be asking yourself, “what are the advantages of using HappyNeuron Pro?”.  

Don’t worry, we will answer your question of “what are the advantages of using HappyNeuron Pro?” in this blog post.

Many clinical providers look for ways to provide their clients with therapeutic activities in and outside of clinic hours. Using a digital cognitive therapy tool and good cognitive therapy worksheets are two ways you can provide your clients with ample cognitive practice. While paper based activities have traditionally been the way that patients have performed cognitive activities, HappyNeuron Pro addresses the weak spots that traditional cognitive practice methods leave therapists with: limited activities, needing to score individual activities, clients losing given cognitive materials, clients forgetting to perform the given cognitive materials, and the issue of accessibility to therapy.

How does HappyNeuron Pro address these weaknesses?

Pain Point #1: Limited therapeutic activities

For starters, HappyNeuron Pro provides clinical providers with 45+ cognitive exercises to use with their clients in order to practice cognitive skills. HappyNeuron Pro provides cognitive exercises for executive functioning, verbal memory, visual memory, verbal & visual memory, spatial memory, visual spatial skills, visual attention, processing speed, and auditory processing. With all of this content, clinical providers are able to design automated workouts and customized exercise plans for their clients individually and as a way to provide group therapy. Clinical providers can change the difficulty of the exercises, as well as customize the distinctive parameters for each exercise that they would like their clients to perform. This allows clinical providers to provide their clients with an individualized experience and training program that will help them improve their cognitive functioning and reach their therapeutic goals. 

HappyNeuron Pro provides you with 45+ exercises all in one place that you can choose from to create sui generis exercise programs for your clients. 

Pain Point #2: Needing to score individual activities

When you work with your clients, you may give your clients worksheets or workbook activities to perform cognitive exercises. While paper-based exercises have been a traditional way to provide therapy for clients with cognitive impairment, clinical providers have to take the time to score these activities. This can be very time consuming, and often there is not an effective solution to aggregate this information into one place that the clinical provider can use to inform themselves of their client’s therapeutic progress and needs. HappyNeuron Pro addresses this by providing clinical providers with readily available results. 

As soon as a patient completes an exercise, their performance is recorded and readily available in their patient profile. Clinical providers are able to access speed-accuracy trade off graphs of individual exercises, daily workout summaries, and holistic printable reports that they can review to inform themselves of how their clients are progressing. 

With scoring automatically done by HappyNeuron Pro, you have more time to plan and execute your sessions with your clients. 

Pain Point #3: Lost worksheets, packets, or workbooks

When clinical providers give their patients therapeutic activities to do, often they are lost. With HappyNeuron Pro, you can give your clients their login information with HappyNeuron Pro’s patient login handout and you can even set up your patient’s profile so that home exercises are emailed to them (even in their timezone!). Because exercises are performed and results are recorded all in one place, you do not need to worry about your client losing the materials they need to perform their cognitive exercises. 

With a patient login handout and emailed home workouts, you do not have to worry about your patients losing their access to their cognitive exercises. 

Pain Point #4: Patients forgetting to perform given cognitive exercises

Sometimes, patients forget to perform cognitive exercises. When you configure your patient’s account, you can add their email address so that they can receive email reminders to do their assigned exercises. In addition to this, you can send your patients messages that they can access when they log into their account. You can also send your client home with our patient login handout that you can fill out with their login information, the days they have assigned exercises to do, the time of day they need to do exercises, and your contact information. 

HappyNeuron Pro provides you with email reminders, in account messaging, and a patient login handout to help your client access their account and perform their cognitive exercises.

Pain Point #5: Accessibility barriers for therapeutic exercises

Accessibility remains a barrier for many people in getting the proper amount of therapy they need. HappyNeuron Pro is accessible to both patients and providers anywhere with an internet connection and a WiFi compatible device. Users can use a tablet, laptop, or desktop computer to access HappyNeuron Pro. While you can access HappyNeuron Pro from your browser of choice, HappyNeuron Pro is best utilized on Google Chrome browser.

Since 2020, teletherapy has become increasingly popular. HappyNeuron Pro can be accessed from the patient side from their home, and on the provider side from their office. For teletherapy sessions, providers can use their video conferencing platform of choice, and allow their patient to share their screen with them while they perform exercises in real time.

HappyNeuron Pro is accessible to providers and patients anywhere they are. All anyone needs to access HappyNeuron Pro is an internet connection and a WiFi compatible device.

Why Should You Use HappyNeuron Pro?

Now that you have learned about the advantages of using HappyNeuron Pro, you may be asking “why should I use HappyNeuron Pro?”. HappyNeuron Pro addresses key pain points clinical providers have: finding diverse therapeutic activities, needing to score exercises, losing cognitive exercises, patients forgetting to perform exercises, and eliminating accessibility obstacles both providers and patients encounter. In addition to these advantages, you can use HappyNeuron Pro with as many clients as you would like. Our program is cost effective, allowing providers to worry less about managing their caseload and allowing them to focus on providing digital cognitive rehabilitation therapy for their clients. 

Curious to learn more? You can sign up for a free trial of HappyNeuron Pro here

Dustin Luchmee

Dustin was HappyNeuron's Product Specialist. With research experience in stroke, Dustin learned how a stroke can change someone's life. He also learned how different kinds of therapists can work together to help a person get better. He is passionate about neuro-rehabilitation and finding the active ingredients for effective therapy.

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