Integrated Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy Team
This Integrated Therapy team is based on the 24 bedded Stroke unit, Rookwood B at Chorley Hospital and forms part of the Trust Stroke Care Pathway. The team works with patients who have had a stroke and been identified by the Acute Stroke Team as needing some rehabilitation to enable them to leave hospital and return to community living.
The team work with patients and families using evidence based rehabilitation techniques and strategies to promote recovery. This can involve ‘hands on’ treatment , advice and education ,and providing therapy programmes for patients to continue with on an individual basis.
The aim is improve the patients functional ability to the point that their rehabilitation can be continued in a community environment with support of the Community Neurology Team.