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Patient Outcomes

To give you a better understanding of what you might expect to experience at The Paul Rosenthal Rehabilitation Center, we offer the following information based on patient experiences in 2018.

We discharged 171 patients who underwent rehabilitation for the following:

20 Joint Replacement (Bilateral Included) 11.7 %
54 Stroke (CVA) 31.6 %
21 Lower Extremity Fracture( Hip or Femur) 12.3 %
32 Brain Injury 18.7 %
  7 Neurologic Impairment 4.1 %
12 General Debility 7.0 %
  8 Other Orthopedic Impairment (ankle fractures, back surgery) 4.7 %
 3 Major Multiple Trauma 1.8 %
 4 Amputations 2.3 %
 4 Spinal Cord Injury 2.3 %
 5 Cardiac Disorder    2.9 %
 1 Guillain-Barre Syndrome  0.6 %

The average age of our patients was 69.4 years old, 47.4% male (81) and 52.6% female (90), and 75.4% (129) of patients achieved the functional independence level necessary to return to home.

Listed below is the average length of stay for the year 2018 based on diagnosis:

Stroke (CVA) 17.8 days
Lower Extremity Fractures 12.7 days
Joint Replacements 8.0 days
Lower Extremity Amputation 24.7 days
Neurologic Disorders 14.1 days
Non-Traumatic Brain Dysfunction 14.3 days
Other Orthopedic 9.1 days
Debility 14.8 days
   
The discharge dispositions for the 171 patients discharged in 2018 are as follows:
Home or community dwelling 129 patients (75.4%)
Unplanned transfer back to acute care 16  patients (9.6%)
Sub-Acute Rehabilitation 24 patients (14.0%)

 

Patient Satisfaction:


In 2018, 98.2% of the patients discharged from the Rehabilitation Center agreed with the statement “The rehab program prepared me to go home.”  
97.8% agreed “The progress I made met my expectations” and 97% agreed “The rehab program improved my quality of life”.