National Rehabilitation Hospital

Spinal Cord System of Care (SCSC) Demographics & Activity 2013

  • 158 persons were discharged in 2013 from the SCSC Programme.
  • 115 of these patients were included in the CARF accredited Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Programme (CIIRP) – that is, a period of intensive inpatient rehabilitation treatment and therapy.
  • 43 additional patients were admitted for other varying assessments, reviews and treatments
  • 54 of these patients had sustained a traumatic spinal cord injury.

 

Pre-hospital HSE areas of residence of patients discharged from the SCSC Programme in 2013
HSE Dublin Mid Leinster 40%
HSE Dublin North East 21%
HSE South 21%
HSE West 18%
Gender of patients discharged from the SCSC Programme in 2013
Male 66%
Female 34%
Age Profile of patients discharged from the SCSC Programme in 2013
Average age 49 years
Lower age range 17 years
Higher age range 82 years