Community based stroke rehabilitation and care in the UK

Dr. Fisher and team from the division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK examined the delivery of community based stroke rehabilitation and care in the UK. Evidence–based community stroke services need to support the current policy of early supported discharge. The group writing in Clinical Rehabilitation.outlined the challenge of giving tailored care to individual stroke patients with stroke specialist rehabilitation including occupational and physiotherapy being tailored to clinical need following discharge from hospital.

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