Details on admission

Needs

Rehabilitation is mostly needed for physical (mobility and upper limb) difficulties, and communication problems.

Population

34% of people presented with this profile across our services

Type of brain injury

59% of people in this profile had had a stroke, 28% had sustained a traumatic brain injury, and 13% had sustained another type of brain injury.

Time since injury

89% of people were admitted within 0-6 months of their injury, 4% within 7-12 months and 7% over 12 months since their injury.

The average length of stay was 11 weeks.

Outcomes on discharge:

  • 84% required reduced levels of supervision on discharge.
  • 84% were discharged to a more independent living setting.
  • 61% showed a clinically significant improvement in social participation.

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Female service user in a physiotherapy session.