Discharge Criteria

Patients will be discharged from inpatient rehabilitation when one or more of the following criteria are met:

  • Treatment goals are met.
  • Determination made by the interdisciplinary team that the patient has limited potential to benefit from further treatment / service.
  • Intensity of inpatient rehabilitation services is no longer required.
  • Failure to make measurable functional progress.
  • Patient is unwilling to fully participate in the program (i.e. refuses therapy).
  • Medical condition, or treatment for a medical condition (i.e. daily chemotherapy, radiation, etc.), excludes the patient from full participation in the program.
  • Patient requires surgery.
  • Funding source denies further coverage and the patient/family decline to pay out of pocket.

Life After the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility