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 2019, the Paediatric Programme served 91 children and young people as Inpatients and Day Patients.  Of these, 71 patients were new to the Programme and 20 had been previously admitted.
  • Of the 71 new patients, 32 of these patients were admitted for a full Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Programme (CIIRP) and 39 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 2019 was 1 – 18 years.
  • Of the 32 new patients served and discharged in 2019, 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 7
Brain Infection 7
Stroke 2
Brain Tumour 12
Other Brain Injury 3
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 0
Neurological Disorders 0
Other spinal Injury 1
Limb absence 0
Total 32

Average waiting time for Admission
In 2019, the average length of time waiting for admission was 121 days.

Average Length of Stay
The average length of stay for new patients to the service was 55 days.

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