The Neurorehabilitation Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital has achieved excellent outcomes for the children and families we serve.  

In 2019, our program provided services to 33 children.    

  • 100% of children served returned to home upon discharge.
  • Average Age Ranges:
    • 12% of the children were 3 years of age or younger
    • 16 % were between 3-5 years of age
    • 20% were between 5-10 years of age
    • 52% were over the age of 10

Non-traumatic brain dysfunction (39% of children served)

  • Average Length of Stay was 34.2 days (~ 5 weeks)
  • Age Ranges:
    • 11% of the children were 3 years of age or younger
    • 22% were between 5-10 years of age
    • 67% were over the age of 10

Traumatic brain dysfunction (36% of children served)

  • Average Length of Stay was 28.8 days (~4 weeks)
  • Age Ranges:
    • 20% of the children were 3 years of age or younger
    • 20% were between 3-5 years of age
    • 20% were between 5-10 years of age
    • 40% were over 10 years of age

Non-traumatic spinal cord injuries (9% of children served)  

  • Average Length of Stay was 22 days (~3 weeks)
  • Age Ranges:
    • 50% were between 7-10 years of age
    • 50% were over the age of 10

Overall program feedback from kids in our program: 

  • 100% of children surveyed felt they had gotten better and were ready to go home by the time of discharge.
  • 91% of children who evaluated the program said they felt involved in the program (got to make choices in therapy).
  • 100% of parents who participated in a one-week post discharge follow-up phone call reported they were prepared to take their child home at time of discharge.  (54% participation rate)