Outcomes for the Mayo Clinic Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

By Mayo Clinic Staff

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is a 38-bed comprehensive acute inpatient rehabilitation unit located in Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, in Rochester, Minn. Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, is part of Mayo Clinic.

Recent outcomes

January-December 2012
Patients 605
Pediatric patients 33
Average length of stay 14.8 days
Average length of stay (pediatrics) 19.6 days
Patients discharged to home 75%
Pediatric patients discharged to home 97%

Average length of stay by diagnosis

Stroke 15 days
Brain disorders 15 days
Spinal cord disorders 20 days
Neurologic disorders 13 days
Cardiac 11 days
Amputation 11 days

In most cases, you can expect your average functional improvement (comparing admission abilities to discharge abilities) to meet or exceed the national norm.

Patient diagnosis

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, treated patients with the following diagnoses:

Stroke 201
Brain disorders 140
Spinal cord disorders 107
Neurological disorders 54
Cardiac 17
Amputation 9
Other disorders 118

Patient satisfaction

Rehabilitation Unit staff strive to provide each patient with the best care possible. Mayo Clinic continually evaluates the care and service provided to patients on the Rehabilitation Unit to maintain high standards. Patients help by participating in satisfaction surveys in which you share opinions about your care. The following section presents results from a recent patient satisfaction survey:

Percent satisfied with care

Participation in planning 96%
Preparation for discharge 98%
Overall satisfaction 98%