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Table 3 Extent to which issues are covered in the standards.

From: Analysis of draft Australian rehabilitation service standards: comparison with international standards

VAS 0 = issue not addressed in the standard considered
100 = issue addressed in the maximum possible detail
Issue AFRM
VAS median (range)
BSRM
VAS median (range)
CARF
VAS median (range)
EQUIP
VAS median
(range)
General staffing 90 (76–98) 72 (26–81) 79 (70–94) 37 (18–80)
Staffing establishment 95 (77–98) 58 (25–81) 79 (70–94) 37 (18–80)
Policies and procedures 78 (64–91) 63 (51–81) 79 (70–94) 74 (38–80)
Continuing education 74 (71–74) 63 (41–77) 79 (44–87) 50 (38–80)
Management of patient records 74 (68–79) 62 (12–74) 79 (67–94) 80 (38–95)
Quality activities 95 (92–97) 55 (44–72) 79 (67–94) 90 (65–95)
Facilities and equipment 88 (87–95) 64 (32–68) 69 (50–75) 31 (25–90)
Service provision 79 (79–92) 64 (45–84) 79 (67–92) 50 (37–82)
The rehabilitation team 98 (97–98) 63 (23–79) 79 (71–94) 15 (5–39)
Referral and assessment 65 (57–79) 63 (62–84) 79 (52–94) 60 (27–85)
Start of rehabilitation 65 (58–75) 64 (62–85) 78 (62–94) 14 (10–32)
Assessment and rehabilitation programme planning 65 (59–76) 63 (62–86) 79 (62–94) 15 (10–32)
Rehabilitation programme and co-ordination of the rehabilitation process 65 (59–79) 63 (62–86) 79 (62–94) 16 (10–32)
Discharge 65 (59–80) 70 (63–86) 79 (55–94) 75 (17–87)
Follow-up 59 (15–69) 70 (63–85) 29 (12–68) 73 (18–75)
Staff development/audit and training 78 (76–93) 76 (74–84) 64 (59–75) 72 (21–74)
Liaison with other healthcare services 73 (63–78) 75 (73–84) 27 (20–62) 58 (13–70)
Business practices 25 (15–60) 12 (8–13) 89 (82–95) 45 (20–62)
Rehabilitation process for the person served 25 (15–60) 45 (16–49) 92 (69–95) 30 (20–35)
Comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation programmes 64 (35–72) 66 (48–84) 93 (75–95) 10 (10–23)
Spinal cord system of care 5 (3–6) 4 (4–12) 92 (75–93) 5 (5–10)
Interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation programs 4 (2–5) 4 (1–4) 93 (75–93) 5 (5–10)
Brain injury programs 4 (4–5) 4 (4–6) 93 (75–94) 5 (5–10)
Outpatient medical rehabilitation programmes 14 (11–24) 73 (45–82) 93 (75–93) 7 (6–10)
Home and community-based rehabilitation 14 (13–25) 73 (45–85) 92 (75–93) 7 (6–10)
Medical rehabilitation case management 3 (2–3) 3 (2–6) 93 (75–95) 7 (6–10)
Health enhancement programs 2 (1–2) 1 (1–4) 93 (75–94) 5 (2–10)
Pediatric family-centred rehabilitation programs 1 (1–2) 2 (1–2) 93 (75–94) 5 (2–10)
Occupational rehabilitation programs 2 (1–5) 3 (1–5) 93 (75–95) 7 (4–8)
Continuum of care 79 (60–83) 70 (54–89) 90 (82–91) 95 (47–97)
Leadership and management 73 (68–83) 70 (54–84) 90 (82–93) 95 (47–95)
Human resource management 48 (34–83) 63 (42–72) 90 (85–93) 95 (47–97)
Information management 78 (75–87) 63 (35–68) 90 (68–93) 95 (47–95)
Safe practice and environment 67 (33–72) 8 (6–19) 80 (80–93) 95 (47–97)
Improving performance 96 (62–96) 61 (37–63) 90 (73–93) 95 (47–95)