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.
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 6month review for all stroke survivors in East and North Hertfordshire in conjunction with the Stroke Association.
Reviews take place in clinics in East and North Hertfordshire. For residents in West Hertfordshire, a similar service is provided by Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
East and North Hertfordshire
Tel: 01438 841891
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