Below is an overview of the Work Hardening Program and a glimpse into its outcomes. For more information on the program's outcomes, call 410-554-2975. To reach Curtis Work Rehabilitation Services, please call 410-554-2170.

In 2014, we had:

  • 100% Program Goals Met
  • 100% Patient Satisfaction
  • 100% of Patients Working Six Months Post-Discharge
  • 100% Stakeholder Satisfaction

Overview

Components of Program

  • Work simulation
  • Exercise
  • Functional/conditioning activities
  • Educational sessions
  • Psychology group

Admission Criteria

  • Physician referral/medical clearance
  • Baseline evaluation indicates potential to benefit from work hardening program
  • Person has limitations which may affect his/her job performance or work potential

Interdisciplinary Team

  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Psychologist
  • Licensed Certified Social Worker

Intensity of Service

  • 4 to 7 hours per day
  • 5 days per week
  • 2 to 6 weeks

Occupations of Persons Served - Major Groups

  • Admin/Clerical - 9%
  • Drivers/Delivery/Bus Operators - 10%
  • Healthcare Workers -17%
  • Laborers/carpenters - 23%
  • Mechanics/Technicians - 18%
  • Public Service Workers - 10%
  • Other* - 13%

*This group represents a number of different occupations, demonstrating that the clients we serve are from all types of employment.

Client Responsibilities

  • Compliance with program, including regular
    attendance
  • Demonstration of progress toward meeting established goals
Specific Program Information: 2014 Statistics

Impairment Groups

  • Upper Extremity - 71%
  • Lower Extremity - 12%
  • Spine/other - 17%

Age Groups

  • 18-26 years - 6%
  • 27-35 years - 24%
  • 36-50 years - 35%
  • 51-65 years - 35%

Work Hardening Program Evaluation Report
Reporting Period: 1/14 - 12/14

 Cumulative 1/14-12/14 
Primary Objectives

Weight

Goal

Actual

Index

% clients meeting objectives

30

90

100

33.3

% program length at or below projected duration

10

80

94

11.7

% clients working, in training or in job placement six months post-discharge

15

70

100

21.4

% stakeholder satisfaction

15

100

100

15

% client satisfaction

15

100

100

15

% initial reports completed within seven working days

15

100

100

15

Program Index Score

100

  

106