Difficulties on Admission

All areas are impaired in this group. Physical problems and communication difficulties are more severe, and care needs are higher than in the other two groups.

Across BIRT Services

33 (18%) people admitted this year presented with this clinical profile.

  • 27% had a stroke
  • 40% had a traumatic brain injury
  • 33% had other forms of acquired brain injury
  • 73% were male
  • 27% were female
  • 48% were age 18-59 years old
  • 52% were aged over 50 years old
  • 52% admitted within 0-6 mths
  • 12% admitted within 7-12 mths
  • 36% admitted over 12 mths post-injury
  • The average time since injury on admission for this group was 6 months

Outcomes on discharge

35 people with this needs’ profile were discharged. 77% in this group were discharged within one year.

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On Admission

On Discharge

Supervision

4% had no or part-time supervision

36% had no or part-time supervision

Living environment

12% were living independently or in supported living

48% were living independently or in supported living

Occupation or leisure

45% were engaged in regular recreational activity
or occupational activity

72% were engaged in regular recreational activity
or occupational activity

Social engagement

Very severe limitations on participation in meaningful social roles

Severe limitations on participation in meaningful social roles
54% 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.