National Rehabilitation Hospital

Prosthetic, Orthotic and Limb Absence Rehabilitation (POLAR) Demographics & Activity 2016

The total number of patients discharged from the POLAR Programme in 2016 is 107 – of these, 69 patients were discharged from the Inpatient POLAR Programme, and 38 patients were discharged from the Day Programme.

Pre-hospital HSE areas of residence of patients discharged from the POLAR Programme – 2016
HSE DML  (Inpatient Programme) 50%            Day Patients –  100%
Dublin Nth East  (Inpatient Programme ) 06%
HSE South  (Inpatient Programme) 06%
HSE West  (Inpatient Programme) 38%
Age Profile of patients discharged from the POLAR Programme (Adult Service) in 2016
Average age  –   Inpatients 66 years               (Day Patients – 61 years )
Lower age range  – Inpatients 34 years               (Day Patients – 42 years )
Higher age range  – Inpatients 91 years                (Day Patients – 84 years )