Details on admission

Needs

Rehabilitation is mostly needed for all areas in this group. Physical and communication difficulties are more severe, and care needs are higher than in the other two groups.

Population

28% of people presented with this profile across our services

Type of brain injury

51% of people in this profile had had a stroke, 31% had sustained a traumatic brain injury, and 18% had sustained another type of brain injury.

Time since injury

75% of people were admitted within 0-6 months of their injury, 13% within 7-12 months and 12% over 12 months since their injury.

The average length of stay was 25 weeks.

Outcomes on discharge:

  • 66% required reduced levels of supervision on discharge.
  • 81% were discharged to a more independent living setting.
  • 61% showed a clinically significant improvement in social participation.

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A male service user, using an electric wheelchair