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To compare the effectiveness of two acute care rehabilitation delivery of care models for patients admitted to general practice units (GPUs) that impact a patient’s discharge disposition: pre-pandemic delivery of care as historical model and 2021 implementation of delivery of care model focused on staffing utilization across 7 days, refined guidelines for treatment frequency and prioritization of patients. Implementation of novel delivery of care model seeks to enhance the quality and delivery of care, improve patient outcomes, decrease length of stay (LOS), increase discharge to home verses skilled nursing facility (SNF), and reduce healthcare costs.

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Project #47: The Impact of Acute Care Physical and Occupational Therapy Delivery Models on Discharge to Skilled Nursing Facility



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