National Rehabilitation Hospital

Paediatric Family-Centred Programme Patient Outcomes

This section details some information about the Paediatric-Family Centred (Inpatient and Day Patient) Programme which relates to how we measure the activity; effectiveness; efficiency of, and access to the Programme. 

  • In 2013, the Paediatric Programme served 78 children and young people as Inpatients and Day Patients.  Of these, 45 patients were new to the Programme and 33 had been previously admitted.
  • The age range of the children and young people served in the Paediatric Programme in 2013 was 1 – 18 years.
  • Of the 45 new patients served and discharged in 2013, the following is a breakdown of the diagnoses involved:
Rehabilitation Therapies Required as a result of: Number of Children / Young Persons Treated
Traumatic Brain Injury 17
Brain Infection 5
Stroke 2
Tumour 8
Other Brain Injury 5
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 2
Neurological Disorders 2
Other spinal Injury 3
Limb absence 1
Total 45

Average waiting time for Admission
In 2013, the average length of time waiting for admission was 73 days.

Average Length of Stay
The average length of stay for the 45 new patients to the service was 69 days.