Table 2

Description of therapy provided during inpatient stay

PhysiotherapyOccupational therapySpeech and language therapyClinical psychologyTotal ‘any’
therapy
No patients who required each therapy (total 94 05)*87 561 (92%)83 575 (88%)54 068 (57%)4466 (4.7%)90 435 (95%)
No admission entries with therapy (total 115 247)†106 294 (92%)102 001 (89%)67 314 (58%)7697 (6.7%)109 889 (95%)
Median (IQR)
No of days patients received therapy5 (2–11)4 (2–8)3 (1–7)1 (1–2)
Percent days of stay which patients received therapy40 (24–57)31 (17–50)12 (21–33)5 (2–10)
Average therapy received (min/day of stay)13.8 (7.5–21.7)12.9 (6.8–21.1)6.7 (3.3–12.3)1.9 (0.6–4.5)30(17–46)
Average duration of therapy session (min/session)34.5 (26.6–45.0)40 (30–49.8)31.3 (23.3–44.4)42 (30–53.6)37(30–45)
  • *Number of patients who are identified to require each therapy at admission.

  • †Number of stroke unit admissions where therapy are reported (note multiple stroke unit admission per individual patients who had a stroke).

  • ‡Not available, due to data collected for each therapy individually determining total no days and percentage days of stay, without overlap (ie, pt and ot on same day) not possible,.