Cerebral Palsy

At Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's inpatient rehabilitation facility, we are dedicated to getting your child home quicker and with more functional independence. Below is a glimpse at our most recent patient outcomes for our inpatients with cerebral palsy following surgery compared to other similar facilities.

The following data was collected between April - June 2014. Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is compared to similar freestanding pediatric rehabilitation hospitals.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital receives patients following trauma or surgeries approximately 3.4 days from onset compared to 13.0 days from onset for similar hospitals.

Patient Outcomes: Cerebral Palsy average length of stay

Go Home Faster

Our goal here at Mt. Washington is for parents and caregivers to be fully ready to care for their child in the at home in their community. Here is a look at the average length of stay to reach that goal.


Patient Outcomes: Cerebral Palsy Going home

Most Patients Go Home

We know that your number one goal is to bring your child home. At Mt. Washington Pediatric hospital we share that goal with you.


Patient Outcomes: Cerebral Palsy Change in WeeFIM

Total WeeFIM® Gain

A test called the functional independence measure (WeeFIM®) is used to determine the amount of progress a patient makes during their inpatient stay. The higher the score the more improvement the child has shown.

Outpatient appointments and program referrals can be made by calling 410-367-2222.

This page was last updated: March 23, 2015

         
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