Rehabilitation Outcomes Case Study
Patient was admitted to Coral Harbor Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center on September 03, 2021 under the care of Dr. Brian Roper. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify the Patient’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the
next level of care.
The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of the Patient and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. On October 22, 2021, the Patient was successfully discharged to home. The rehabilitation length of stay was 50 days.
Overall Composite Score Outcomes
Rehabilitation outcomes are assessed on a 10-point rating scale. 10 is the most independent level of ability, and 1 is the most dependent level of ability. A score of 0 may represent an inability to perform the task. The Model 10 Composite Score represents the Patient’s overall outcomes.
Pulmonary Rehab Case Study
57-year-old female admitted to Coral Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center from Monmouth Medical Center with admitting diagnosis of Respiratory Failure with COPD and a history of Pulmonary Hypertension
Nursing and Respiratory Interventions
Maintain Nocturnal Support– Trilogy AVAPS-AE at HS & as needed while awake.
Maintain Adequate Oxygenation– Oxygen at 3 lpm continuous-wean as able
Medication Management– Prednisone taper, Combivent and Advair
Pacing and Endurance with Activity
Physician Led Pulmonary Interdisciplinary Team Rounding Chaired by Shore
Pulmonary Physician Group
Patient required Medication and Trilogy Setting Titrations.
Keen Nursing Assessment and Weekly Rounding by Our In-house Pulmonologist and Nurse Practitioners is Key to Continue Management of Patients of this Acuity at this Level of Care. #TreatInPlace
Upon admission, Patient was totally dependent making no attempt to initiate with self-care tasks and unable to ambulate. She continues to receive occupational and physical therapy 5 times a week throughout her stay. Currently, she is ambulating 10 feet with roller walker and minimal assist.
Patients discharge disposition will depend on her continued progress here in Short Term Rehab. Discharge Plan is certain to include continued use of Trilogy AVAPS-AE and low flow oxygen. More updates to follow!
Cardio-Pulmonary-Orthopedic Case Study
77-year-old female admitted to Coral Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center after a 5 day hospitalization at Jersey Shore University Medical Center for the treatment of Two Part Displaced Fracture of the Right Humerus, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Diastolic Heart Failure and AFIB.
Medication Management: Digoxin, Lasix, Eliquis and Aspirin
Monitor Fluid Balance: Daily weight Monitoring; Monitor for recurrent Pleural Effusion
Maintain Nocturnal Support: Trilogy AVAPS-AE at HS
Maintain Adequate Oxygenation/Titrate as tolerated: Patient O2 weaned from 4L on admission to 2L on Discharge
Reviewed weekly w Interdisciplinary Care Team in Cardiac IDT- lead by cardiologist, Dr. Aaron
Patient was followed weekly in the center by Shore Pulmonology for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Upon admission, Patient required maximum assistance with all self-care tasks and was Wheelchair Level. She was receiving occupational and physical therapy 5 times a week for 3 weeks. Upon discharge, she remained wheelchair level. Sitting tolerance 6-8 hours Daily.
Patient was followed by Dr. Odejoi both in the hospital as well as her STR stay. After a 19-day LOS in STR, she returned home with 24-hour caregivers. She has Trilogy Nocturnal Support for HS which she wore chronically prior to this hospitalization.