Hip Fracture Outcomes

Brooks Hip Fracture Center of Excellence has exceptional outcomes has exceptional outcomes as captured by eRehab data.

Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital has a comprehensive, specialized patient-family centered Hip Fracture Program. We provide a full continuum of individualized hip fracture rehabilitation that focuses on each patient’s needs. Our treatments promote recovery for medical, physical, cognitive, emotional and social complications due to sustaining a hip fracture. The hip fracture continuum includes hospital-level of care, where private rooms enhance family training, education and support. Our specialized home health services, outpatient therapies, psychology services, and community Wellness Program, all reinforce our goal to provide the right services at the right time for optimal recovery of function. Treatment is based on stage of recovery, functional needs, fiscal resources, and personal preferences.

Patients receive 24-hour a day medical care within the hospital, with daily physician and nursing care. They receive a minimum of 3 hours of therapy per weekday with occupational, physical, and speech therapies as well as case management. Cognitive rehab therapy, neuropsychology, psychology and recreation therapy are provided as appropriate to patient and family needs.


Time Frame July 2010-June 2011
Sample Size 348 admissions
Average Length of Stay 13 days
Average Age 78 years (40-100)
Onset to Admission 6 days







Gender Mix











Functional Outcomes

Patients who sustain a Hip Fracture usually can complete activities of daily living, including getting dressed, walking and getting in and out of bed with moderate assistance. 

By discharge most patients may still require some assistance, but it is significantly decreased and will vary from person to person depending on the severity of the hip fracture and other medical conditions that may be present.

Functional Improvement

Levels of FIM Scoring
126 – 130 Complete independence
108 – 125 Modified independence
90 – 107 Supervision
72 – 89 Minimal assistance
54 – 71 Moderate assistance
36 – 53 Maximum assistance
18 – 35 Total assistance
0 – 17 Activity does not occur










Discharge Location

Most patients who receive intensive, inpatient therapy as part of our comprehensive Hip Fracture Program are admitted from a community acute hospital. Other patients are admitted from home or skilled nursing facilities. Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital is the first chance to benefit from comprehensive rehabilitation treatment. Prior to their hip fracture, most survivors were living at home, driving, and working or actively enjoying their community.









Patient Satisfaction

Our program is rated as one of the top hip fracture rehabilitation center’s nationally by our patients and families.

Our outstanding clinical care team of physicians, nurses and therapists, as well as a calming,
healing environment help us to provide the highest quality, personalized clinical patient care.

Overall grade given to us from patients for their care 91.8 out of 100
Likelihood that patients will recommend Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital to others 96 out of 100




Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Outcomes