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ADMISSION

AND DISCHARGE CRITERIA


The pathway to recovery

ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE CRITERIA


Admission Criteria

The patient’s condition accepted in our facility:

  • Medically stable
  • Having a pre-morbid function indicating a potential for    rehabilitation
  • Expected to improve in a reasonable amount of time
  • In possession of a viable discharge disposition plan
  • In need of medical supervision by a physician with specialized training

Adequately insured or have resources to cover the cost of treatment.

The patient in the rehabilitation program usually demonstrates impairment in one or more of the following:

  • Mobility (transfers / walking / climbing stairs / wheelchairs / braces / prosthetics)
  • Perceptual motor function (spatial orientation / depth or distance perception)
  • Communication (aphasia with major receptive or expressive dysfunction)
  • Continence (bowel / bladder)
  • Self-care activities (drinking / eating / dressing / maintaining personal hygiene)
  • Self-safety (patient is likely to suffer medical complications or cannot safely live independently)
  • Cognitive problems secondary to stroke brain insult.
  1. Patients who will not  be admitted into this facility are the following:
  • Having displayed or threatened to display severe behavior that may endanger themselves, other patients or hospital personnel
  • Having suicidal tendencies
  • Infected with active contagious diseases

 Discharge Criteria

The patient will be discharged when:

  • Team goals have been met.
  • The medical/clinical condition is not stable enough to permit relative continuity of the program
  • The patient refuses to participate in the therapy program on a regular basis, which leads to preventing progress toward stated goals
  • There is no longer the requirement for the intensity of inpatient services, & can reach goals through outpatient therapy or home health care services.
  • Acute hospitalization is required.

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