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Stroke rehabilitation

PAT118 STROKE REHAB GENERIC INFO GRAPHICThis booklet is for you if you have had a stroke. Your family, friends or carers may also find it useful.

This booklet explains:

  • what happens to your body when you have a stroke;
  • how healthcare professionals can work with you to try to prevent or manage any complications caused by your stroke;
  • what treatment and support health-care professionals can offer you to make the best of your recovery from a stroke;
  • how you will be involved in preparations for leaving hospital; and
  • where you can get more information about a stroke.

The booklet does not cover:

  • information on assessments and investigations used to diagnose a stroke;
  • treatment for a stroke within the first few days; or
  • advice on preventing another stroke.

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March 2011

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