Additional investments required (average).
78% favourable. On average, 2.8 more nurses, 2.8 more physical therapists, 1.9 more social health operators, 1 case manager, 1 internist, 1 nutritionist, and 1 dedicated physiatrist were requested.
Specific courses for every professional involved.
1-h training to the patients and their informal caregivers by a nurse and a physical-therapists when in operation (88.9%).
Permanent periodic audit (100%).
Spaces and furnishings.
More space (62.9%), average 43 m2.
New furniture: a dedicated gym (18.5%), more PCs, desks and chairs (14.8%), electric beds (14.8%), showers (3.7%).
Machinery and equipment.
Additional Continuous Passive Motion machines (18.5%); intraoperative traction beds, ultrasounds, Patient-Controlled Analgesic (PCA) pumps, telemedicine (3.7%).
Management tools and software.
33.3% professionals favourable (inter-operational patient/ward registers, communication between hospital, general practitioner and rehabilitation facilities).