Difficulties on Admission

The most severe and frequent difficulties for this profile are thinking and memory problems, and the ability to carry out practical tasks. Individuals in this profile may display behaviour that challenges.

Across BIRT Services

55 (30%) people admitted this year presented with this profile.

  • 15% had a stroke
  • 44% had a traumatic brain injury
  • 41% had other forms of acquired brain injury
  • 75% were male
  • 25% were female
  • 69% were age 18-59 years old
  • 31% were aged over 50 years old
  • 41% admitted within 0-6 mths
  • 17% admitted within 7-12 mths
  • 42% admitted over 12 mths post-injury
  • The average time since injury on admission for this group was 9 months

Outcomes on discharge

40 people with this needs’ profile were discharged. 65% in this group were discharged within one year.

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On Admission

On Discharge

Supervision

35% had no or part-time supervision

55% had no or part-time supervision

Living environment

26% were living independently or in supported living

69% were living independently or in supported living

Occupation or leisure

46% were engaged in regular recreational activity
or occupational activity

86% were engaged in regular recreational activity
or occupational activity

Social engagement

Very severe limitations on participation in meaningful social roles

Moderate limitations on participation in meaningful
social roles
70% of service users showed a clinically significant* improvement in participation

* Malec, J. F., Kean, J., & Monahan, P. O. (2017). The minimal clinically important difference for the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory. The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation, 32(4), E47-E54.