Rehab administrators answer questions regarding Inpatient care for children less than 2 years of age. IPRC archives information collected by the Pediatric Rehab Administrator’s ListServ as a public service to the entire Pediatric Rehabilitation Community. All information is posted in summary format and has been de-identified. Search through past queries for responses to rehabilitation related questions.
The following questions relate to those programs that provide Inpatient Rehabilitation services to the < 2 years of age patient.
1. What is the youngest age you admit to your inpatient rehab unit?
2. How many patients under the age of 2 versus the total number of admissions on an annual basis?
3. What is the primary diagnosis for patients under the age of 2?
4. Outside of therapies and PM&R, what other services comprise your medial team for the under 2 population? For example, do you have pediatricians, gastroenterologists, neurologists, or developmental psychologists?
5. What outcome measures do you primarily utilize for the under 2 years of age population?
6. Could you share your checklist of education/training for the parents/caregivers? (ie: safe sleep, feeding schedule, signs/symptoms to monitor while feeding, car seat positioning, 24 hour care, etc..)