Admission & Discharge Criteria

Admission Criteria

 

1.  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 .

 

2.   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 inuslt

 

  3.     Patients who will not knowingly 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:

  • 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
  • Team goals have been met
  • Acute hospitalization is required
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