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Table 1 Reasons for ineligibility for Functional Maintenance Program

From: Targeted individual exercise programmes for older medical patients are feasible, and may change hospital and patient outcomes: a service improvement project

Reason for ineligibility % Number (n =)
Non-ambulatory 0% 3
Notes not available 0% 4
Requiring psychiatric intervention 1% 8
Deceased 1% 11
Non English Speaking 2% 17
Palliative 2% 19
Dementia 2% 20
Transferred to ICCU 2% 22
Transferred to another hospital 2% 24
Unco-operative 3% 29
Medically unstable 4% 42
Diagnosis contraindicates FMP 4% 43
Transferred under another unit 5% 51
Documented to be D/C within 24 hrs 5% 55
Low risk of functional decline 8% 78
Not referred to physiotherapy 10% 101
High Level Care 11% 109
Discharged prior to screening 16% 165
TOTAL 78% 801
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