Acute Rehabilitation Unit

Quality Outcomes

At St. Anthony’s Medical Center, we are committed to providing high quality services. Because information about quality outcomes helps you to make good decisions about the care you or a loved one receives, we showcase our quality benchmarks for the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.

  • CARF Survey Results
  • Average Length of Stay
  • Discharge Data
  • Patient Satisfaction

Since 2005, St. Anthony’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit has been nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF is an independent, international, not-for-profit organization. It awards accreditation only after a rigorous review of more than 200 compliance measures and an onsite accreditation visit.

St. Anthony’s has been awarded three-year accreditation four times in a row. It also has the distinction of being awarded “exemplary status” by CARF for the quality and innovative nature of its rehabilitation programs and services.

In awarding re-accreditation over the years, CARF has noted that St. Anthony’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit has many strengths:

  • A “warm and caring setting for rehabilitation”
  • A “wide scope of patient services”
  • “Extensive expertise and experience”
  • “Consistently available, approachable, and responsive” physicians
  • A “person- and family-centered model of care is strongly reflected”
  • Patients “are treated with dignity and respect”
  • The program has “a dedicated and cohesive interdisciplinary treatment team that demonstrates a commitment to the program, its mission, and the needs of the persons served”
  • A review of records shows that “persons served are at the appropriate level within the hospital’s continuum of care”
  • A “consistently high percentage of persons served are discharged back to the community”

Average Length of Stay in Acute Rehabilitation Unit

13 days *

 

Diagnosis

Annual number of patients in rehab

Average days in rehab

Stroke**

206

14

Neurological**

157

12

Brain Injury**

134

12

Spinal Cord Injury

64

16

Orthopedic

73

12

Amputation

16

13

Cardiac

44

10

Other

110

12

Avg of ALL
Groups
  13

*Fiscal Year 2015
**1% was discharged to other


Acute Rehab Age Groups 2015    Acute Rehab Male/Female Mix


Patient Discharge Data*

Acute Rehab Patient Discharges 2015

*Fiscal Year 2015
* 1% discharged to Other

Patient Satisfaction*

The Acute Rehabilitation Unit at St. Anthony’s Medical Center has garnered high patient satisfaction marks for many years.

Acute Rehab Patient Satisfaction 2015

*Fiscal Year 2015