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 2021, the Paediatric Programme served 78 children and young people as Inpatients and Day Patients.  Of these, 43 patients were new to the Programme and 35 had been previously admitted.
  • Of the 43 new patients, 41 of these patients were admitted for a full Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Programme (CIIRP) and 2 children and young people received: inpatient assessment or specialist programme, outpatient treatment, or outreach activity. 
  • The age range of the children and young people served in the Paediatric Programme in 2021 was 1 – 18 years.
  • Of the 41 new patients served and discharged in 2021, the following is a breakdown of the diagnoses involved:
Rehabilitation Therapies Required as a result of: Number of Children and Young Persons Treated
Traumatic Brain Injury 11
Brain Infection 01
Brain Tumour 07
Aneurysm (AVM) 03
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (Non AVM) 03
Other Brain Injury 11
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 01
Other spinal Injury 04
Neuropathies 0
Limb absence 0
Total  41

Average waiting time for Admission
In 2021, the average length of time waiting for admission was 120 days.

Average Length of Stay
The average length of stay for new patients to the service was 49 days.

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