The Early Supported Stroke Discharge Service provides specialist stroke rehabilitation to people in their homes, who have suffered a mild to moderate stroke, and have identified rehabilitation goals. In response to Covid-19, this service has been enhanced to allow patients to be seen 8am-8pm Monday-Friday and 8am-5pm on weekends and to accommodate complex stroke referrals.
The team support the discharge of patients from the Lister Hospital Stroke Unit working closely with the stroke unit therapy team. Referrals are also received by hospitals outside of Hertfordshire.
The team have allocated social workers who are based with the team.
The service also provides a 6 month review for all stroke survivors in East and North Hertfordshire in conjunction with the Stroke Association. This part of the service has been temporarily suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tel: 01438 841891
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