Programs and Services

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Patient Outcomes: Cerebral Palsy

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

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.

Graph showing the avergage length of stay for patients with cerebral palsy treated at MWPH compared to similar hospitals

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.

Graph comparing MWPH with similar hospitals in regards to patient discharge rate for patient's treated for cerebral palsy

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.

Graph comparing MWPH with similar hospitals in regards to 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.