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  • Patient Advocacy & Liaison Service - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    which has drafted guidelines for the development of an Advocacy service It sees the role of the advocate as assisting supporting and representing the person with a disability to apply for and obtain a social service or to pursue a review or appeal Any service provided by a statutory or voluntary body which is available to the public and includes but is not limited to services in relation to health The Comhairle Amendment Bill 2004 Page 3 The PALS Service PALS provides a friendly confidential impartial service for patients their families carers and staff of the National Rehabilitation Hospital The hospital advocate will Aim to meet with at least 80 of patients within two weeks of their admission Listen to comments or concerns that patients and or families may have and address these where possible Resolve issues verbal complaints at local level and in a timely non confrontational manner Advise patients of our formal complaints system and offer them support assistance through this process if required Liaise mediate between staff and patient should any difficulties arise Gather verbal complaint statistics for the HSE quarterly reports Issue quarterly reports to the NRH Executive Committee Be a voice for the patient for example represent the patients interests on committees for example The Patients Forum Rights of the Persons Served Committee Communications Committee During their stay in the National Rehabilitation Hospital patients and their family carers are encouraged to avail of the service in order to help resolve any issues or concerns they may have as quickly as possible in order that the patient may work with their rehabilitation team in a positive way The Principles of PALS Empowerment of the patient where possible Respect for the patient s wishes Acting in the patient s best interest Maintaining confidentiality Acting with diligence and

    Original URL path: http://www.nrh.ie/patients-families-and-visitors/education-for-patients-families/patient-advocacy-liaison-service/ (2015-10-30)
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  • External Support Agencies Based at NRH - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Patient Outcomes Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Patient Outcomes Paediatric Family Centred Programme Patient Outcomes Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH Rehabilitation Programmes Find out about the Rehabilitation Programmes we offer our patients External Support Agencies Based at NRH Information on all external support agencies is available at the Information Kiosk located on the ground floor of the hospital in the Quadrangle area Representatives from each agency are available at specific times during the week to answer any questions you may have The timetable is displayed at the kiosk to allow you to plan ahead if you wish to meet one of the representatives Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Acquired Brain Injury Ireland ABII provides a broad range of flexible rehabilitation services for people throughout Ireland with acquired brain injury ABI The ABII mission is to enable people with Acquired Brain Injury to live independently within their communities Tel 01 280 4164 www abiireland ie Amputee Ireland The aim of Amputee Ireland is to provide support and assistance to amputees their families and carers Tel 01 085 154 3398 www amputee ie BRÍ BRÍ is dedicated to advocating for all those affected by Acquired Brain Injury and strive to ensure that people with ABI have the best possible quality of life Tel 01 235 5501 www briireland ie Citizens Information Citizens Information provides a free and confidential Information Advice and Advocacy Service and will help with queries in relation to social welfare payments housing legal matters HSE services pensions or a range of other issues Tel 1890 777 121 www citizensinformation ie Headway Headway s aim is to bring positive change to people affected by an acquired brain injury Specialising in brain injury rehabilitation Headway offer

    Original URL path: http://www.nrh.ie/patients-families-and-visitors/support-agencies-based-at-nrh/ (2015-10-30)
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  • Patient Outcomes - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    System of Care Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation Paediatric Family Centred Rehabilitation Services Patient Advocacy Liaison Service External Support Agencies Based at NRH Patient Outcomes Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation POLAR Patient Outcomes Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Patient Outcomes Paediatric Family Centred Programme Patient Outcomes NRH Shortlisted for HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Leadership and Management Awards 2015 HR Awards 2015 logo The HR Leadership Management Awards 2015 celebrate excellence in HR and recognise that it will be key to the future prosperity of the Irish economy These awards have been launched to recognise the emerging role of HR as a strategic management tool which if correctly aligned with organisational business objectives will underpin both organisational effectiveness and sustainability The specially designed award categories celebrate the leaders and thinkers at the cutting edge of HR in Ireland and will reflect the main areas of excellence in the industry The awards will be judged by a panel of distinguished HR practitioners academics and business leaders and winning one of the prestigious awards generates awareness of an organisation s endeavours and shows team members work colleagues and all stakeholders that the organisation is in step with the very best practice in HR thinking and strategy The NRH has been shortlisted in the following categories Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy Most Effective Use of Internal Communications The Awards will be announced on Wednesday 18th February 2015 Rehabilitation Programmes Find out about the Rehabilitation Programmes we offer our patients Patient Outcomes The National Rehabilitation Hospital NRH is committed to a programme of continual review of its service delivery Following on from reviews it implements various quality improvement plans During 2009 the areas considered were Average waiting time for admission to the National Rehabilitation Hospital

    Original URL path: http://www.nrh.ie/patients-families-and-visitors/patient-outcomes/ (2015-10-30)
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  • Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    for Patients Families Brain Injury Programme Spinal Cord System of Care Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation Paediatric Family Centred Rehabilitation Services Patient Advocacy Liaison Service External Support Agencies Based at NRH Patient Outcomes Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation POLAR Patient Outcomes Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Patient Outcomes Paediatric Family Centred Programme Patient Outcomes Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH Rehabilitation Programmes Find out about the Rehabilitation Programmes we offer our patients Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes This section details some information about the Brain Injury Inpatient Programme which relates to how we measure the activity effectiveness efficiency of and access to the Programme In 2014 a total of 278 persons were discharged from the Brain injury inpatient Programme Of these 256 patients were admitted to the Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Programme CIIRP and 22 patients were admitted for various interventions such as a short period of assessment or review Of the 256 patients discharged from the CIIRP Programme 96 patients 37 had a diagnosis of Non traumatic Brain Injury 58 patients 23 had a diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury 91 patients 36 had a diagnosis of Stroke 11 patients 4 had diagnoses of various Neurological Disorders 0 0 had diagnoses of Central Nervous System Disorders The NRH has committed to a programme of continual review of its service delivery Following on from reviews it implements various improvement plans During 2014 the areas considered were Average Waiting Time for Admission In 2014 the average waiting time for admission to the Brain Injury Programme was 82 days Improvement Patients Made in Their Functional Ability During Their Stay For patients admitted to the Brain Injury Programme a measure of independence is taken at both admission and discharge

    Original URL path: http://www.nrh.ie/patients-families-and-visitors/patient-outcomes/brain-injury-programme/ (2015-10-30)
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  • Spinal Cord System of Care (SCSC) Programme Patient Outcomes - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Limb Absence Rehabilitation Paediatric Family Centred Rehabilitation Services Patient Advocacy Liaison Service External Support Agencies Based at NRH Patient Outcomes Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation POLAR Patient Outcomes Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Patient Outcomes Paediatric Family Centred Programme Patient Outcomes Fundraising Volunteering Our work needs support to continue Please donate what you can Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Patient Outcomes This section details some information about the SCSC Inpatient Programme which relates to how we measure the activity effectiveness efficiency of and access to the Programme In 2014 a total of 149 persons were discharged from the Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Of these 116 patients were admitted to the Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Programme CIIRP that is a period of intensive inpatient rehabilitation treatment and therapy and 33 patients were admitted for various interventions such as a short period of assessment or review Of the 116 new patients discharged 54 patients 47 had a diagnosis of Non traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 49 patients 42 had a diagnosis of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 13

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  • Paediatric Family-Centred Programme Patient Outcomes - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    for Patients Families Education for Patients Families Brain Injury Programme Spinal Cord System of Care Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation Paediatric Family Centred Rehabilitation Services Patient Advocacy Liaison Service External Support Agencies Based at NRH Patient Outcomes Prosthetic Orthotic Limb Absence Rehabilitation POLAR Patient Outcomes Brain Injury Programme Patient Outcomes Spinal Cord System of Care SCSC Programme Patient Outcomes Paediatric Family Centred Programme Patient Outcomes Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Specialist Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Programmes are delivered through comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient services at NRH Paediatric Family Centred Programme Patient Outcomes This section details some information about the Paediatric Family Centred Inpatient and Day Patient Programme which relates to how we measure the activity effectiveness efficiency of and access to the Programme In 2013 the Paediatric Programme served 78 children and young people as Inpatients and Day Patients Of these 45 patients were new to the Programme and 33 had been previously admitted The age range of the children and young people served in the Paediatric Programme in 2013 was 1 18 years Of the 45 new patients served and discharged in 2013 the following is a breakdown of the diagnoses involved Rehabilitation Therapies Required

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  • Physiotherapy Student Education - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    You are here Home Healthcare Professionals Physiotherapy Student Education Physiotherapy Student Education Occupational Therapy Student Education Healthcare Professional Disciplines at NRH Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine Nursing Rehabilitation Nurse Nursing Healthcare Assistant HCA Nutrition and Dietetics Occupational Therapist Outreach Liaison Service Pharmacist Physiotherapist Respiratory Physiotherapist Prosthetist Orthotist Psychologist Social Worker Speech and Language Therapist SLT Therapeutic Recreation Service Education Training and Development at NRH Education Provided by NRH Staff Education Training Provided by NRH Staff Medical Rehabilitation Programmes Find out about the Rehabilitation Programmes we offer our patients REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES NRH will support and assist you through every stage of your rehabilitation Physiotherapy Student Education Physiotherapy Student Education Each year the Physiotherapy Department facilitates student placements of approximately 45 50 students from two Irish Higher Education Institutions Trinity College Dublin University College Dublin Due to our commitment to these HEIs we currently have no additional capacity for students from other Universities for placements Requests for shadowing work experience and Transition Year observation are also not possible however in conjunction with our Interdisciplinary colleagues we run a bi annual Careers Event detailing all aspects of working as a Physiotherapist in the National Rehabilitation Hospital in addition to the patient and student perspective

    Original URL path: http://www.nrh.ie/healthcare-professionals/physiotherapy-student-education/ (2015-10-30)
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  • Occupational Therapy Student Education - National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Education Healthcare Professional Disciplines at NRH Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine Nursing Rehabilitation Nurse Nursing Healthcare Assistant HCA Nutrition and Dietetics Occupational Therapist Outreach Liaison Service Pharmacist Physiotherapist Respiratory Physiotherapist Prosthetist Orthotist Psychologist Social Worker Speech and Language Therapist SLT Therapeutic Recreation Service Education Training and Development at NRH Education Provided by NRH Staff Education Training Provided by NRH Staff Medical REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES NRH will support and assist you through every stage of your rehabilitation Our Location Need directions Find out how to get to NRH Occupational Therapy Student Education Occupational Therapy Student Education The Occupational Therapy Department in NRH is committed to taking 24 students on placement each year from three Irish Universities Trinity College Dublin University of Limerick National University of Ireland Galway Due to our commitment to these universities our capacity to take other students is very limited Each year we get many requests to facilitate the following students Occupational Therapy students studying abroad seeking work placement Transition year students seeking work experience School leavers and those considering studying Occupational Therapy seeking an observation placement Due to the level of demand we are currently unable to facilitate these requests However an Interdisciplinary Careers evening is held bi annually

    Original URL path: http://www.nrh.ie/healthcare-professionals/occupational-therapy-education/ (2015-10-30)
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