National Rehabilitation Hospital

Paediatric Family-Centred Programme Patient Outcomes

  • In 2009, the number of new patients discharged from the Paediatric Programme, following their rehabilitation programme, was 30.
  • 58 other patients (previously admitted to the service) were also discharged in 2009 after a brief admission.
  • The age range of the children and young people served in the Paediatric Programme in 2009 was 1 – 17 years.
  • Of the 30 new patients served and discharged in 2009, the following is a breakdown of the diagnoses involved:
Rehabilitation Therapies Required as a result of: Number of Children / Adolescents Treated
Traumatic Brain Injury 11
Brain Infection 5
Stroke 2
Tumour 3
Other Brain Injury 3
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 1
Transverse Myelitis 1
Other spinal Injury 1
Limb absence 3
Total 30

Average waiting time for Admission
In 2009, the average length of time waiting for admission was 34 days.

Average Length of Stay
The average length of stay for the 30 new patients to the service was 83 days.