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 thru June 2012. Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is compared to similar freestanding pediatric rehabilitation hospitals.
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital receives patients following trauma or surgeries approximately 3.7 days from onset compared to 5.5 days from onset for similar hospitals.
Our goal here at Mt. Washington is for Parents and Caregivers to be fully ready to care for their child in the community. Here is a look at the average length of stay to reach that goal.
We know that your number one goal is to bring your child home. At Mt. Washington Pediatric hospital, that is our goal with you.
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.