Stroke Program Persons Served
The stroke program at Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown serves individuals of diverse sociocultural backgrounds who have experienced stroke of all origins and types. Individuals must also meet medical acuity and stability for admission and continued stay criteria for the appropriate level of care. In general, persons served are medically and psychologically stable, able to breathe without the assistance of a ventilator, and present with physical/functional deficits and an expectation to discharge to a community living setting.
Patients with psychological or behavioral issues are excluded from admission if determined to be harmful to self or others.
Age of Persons Served
Adolescent (13-17), Adult, Geriatric
In 2012, Baptist Rehabiliation-Germantown discharged 179 patients diagnosed with stroke. These patients ranged in age from 29-95 years with an average age of 71 years. 39% of patients were male and 61% female.