Physical Rehabilitation Services

Patient Outcomes

Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center (CFVRC) has been awarded accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.  The accreditation includes program accreditation for comprehensive integrated interdisciplinary rehabilitation.

CFVRC strives to keep the length of stay short while working towards the goal of discharging patients with the highest level of functional independence as is possible.


Clinical Outcomes For Adults

CFVRC uses the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) for adult patients, which looks at 18 items such as eating, dressing, and talking on a seven-point scale. The scale ranges from total independence (7) to total dependence (1).   The staff evaluates each patient using this measure on admission and at discharge.  CFVRC sends results of these measures to a nationwide database each quarter.  CFVRC’s results are compared with over 800 other facilities as shown below:

PATIENT OUTCOMES
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2016
  CFVRC Regional National
Average Age 67 69 69
% Male 41 48 49
% Female 59 52 51
Average Length of Stay 15 13 13
FIM Change 25.6 32.9 31.5
Admission FIM 62.1 56.8 58.9
Discharge FIM 87.6 89.6 90.4
% Discharged to the Community 79 79 77
% Discharged to Acute Care 8 10 9
% Discharged to Long-Term Care 14 11 13
Number of Patient Deaths 2 174 730

Patient Satisfaction

CFVRC  measures patient satisfaction in an effort towards continuous quality improvement. CFVRC requests that patients complete an Inpatient Satisfaction Survey at the time of discharge.

Patient satisfaction scores are below:

PATIENT OUTCOMES
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2016
Brain Injury 95.5%
Orthopedic 96%
Spinal Cord 98.1%
Stroke 96%
Cardiac 98.1%

We value your opinion and would appreciate you sharing your comments about your stay with us.  It is only through your feedback that we may improve our services.

Therapy Services

Patients admitted to Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center can expect to receive a minimum of three hours of therapy a day, five days per week. Most patients receive some therapy on weekends, depending on diagnosis and the amount of therapy received during the week.  Physicians will order therapy services for each individual.  Therapy services that are available include:  physical, occupational, speech language pathology, recreational therapy, and psychology services.  Therapy may be done on an individual basis or in a group.  You will receive a schedule of your therapy times, and someone will help you get there.

At Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, our goal is for you to be as independent as possible.  This means that you and your family will be involved in all aspects of your care.  Our staff will be asking you to assume more and more responsibility and independence the closer you come to discharge.  This will make you and your family better prepared for your activities of daily living and resuming home life. 

We hope you choose Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center for your rehabilitation needs.