Patient Outcome Report (Inpatient)

July 2022–June 2023

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital has an innovative Spinal Cord Disorders Rehabilitation Program that focuses on the individual needs of each patient. We provide a continuum of care including acute inpatient programs, outpatient services, community re-entry services and support groups. Our comprehensive program of care ensures our patients receive the most appropriate treatment based on their injury and their personal needs.

Our patients receive a minimum of three hours of combined physical and occupational therapy at least five out of seven days. Additional services, such as higher intensity physical and occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, cognitive retraining, recreational therapy and other services are provided based on our assessment of each patient’s individual needs.

For more information about this report or the Spinal Cord Disorders Rehabilitation Program, please call 484.596.5400.



272 patients

Average age

67.6 years old

Number of adolescents


Adolescents age range


Average length of stay

17.9 days



Functional outcomes

On admission, patients in our Spinal Cord Disorders Rehabilitation Program need maximal assistance to complete activities of daily living, including getting dressed, walking and getting in and out of bed. This means they can complete less than 50 percent of the tasks on their own.

On average, patients discharged from the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program require only supervision to complete activities of daily living. This means our patients can complete most of each daily task, but they may require some steadying or supervision for more difficult tasks. For many individuals, we help improve overall health, stabilize medical conditions and prevent secondary complications.

Functional improvement


Result: Patients achieve overall functional improvement in our program.

Levels of QI scoring:

132 Independent
110-131 Setup/Cleanup Assist
88-109 Supervision/Touching Assist
66-87 Mod Assist
44-65 Max Assist
under 44 Dependent



Most patients who receive intensive, inpatient therapy as part of our comprehensive Spinal Cord Disorders Rehabilitation Program are admitted from an acute care hospital. Prior to their injury or illness, most individuals were living at home and were employed, in school or retired.

Following discharge from Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, 72.8 percent of our patients were able to return home; 10.3 percent required ongoing care at a skilled nursing facility; and 16.5 percent were re-admitted to an acute care hospital due to complications.

Patient satisfaction

The primary focus of our Spinal Cord Disorders Rehabilitation Program is to provide the highest quality, personalized clinical patient care. There are many factors that contribute to success, including our outstanding clinical care team of physicians, nurses and therapists, as well as a calming, healing environment.

90% of patients rated their overall care as good or very good

91% of patients said they would recommend Bryn Mawr Rehab to others