Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

The Oregon Rehabilitation Center has the resources necessary to help patients achieve a more independent and productive life. Our program emphasizes a patient- and family-centered team approach focusing on education, training and supported practice.

Program Objectives

The ORC team helps patients identify personal recovery goals and develop individualized treatment plans. We work with patients on:

  • Transfer and mobility skills
  • Education and training in management of spinal cord injury
  • Activities of daily living
  • Equipment evaluation and wheelchair fitting
  • Wheelchair skills
  • Home accessibility evaluation
  • Use of adaptive devices
  • Community mobility, resources and re-entry
  • Bowel and bladder function
  • Emotional support and counseling for adjustment issues

Support Group for Spinal Cord Injury Patients and Families

Spinal Cord Injury Patient Outcomes for Fiscal Year 2012

Number Served ​56
Age
​   Average Age ​56
​   Age Range ​19 to 90
Male/Female Ratio
​   Male 57%
​   Female ​43%
Average Length of Stay, Days ​19.3
Discharged to:
​   Home Setting (Percent) ​45 (80.4%)
​   Long Term Care 1.8%
​   Sub-Acute & Rehab 3.6%
​   Acute ​14.3%