Integrated Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team (Barnsley)

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About the service

The Stroke Rehabilitation Unit at Kendray Hospital provides a borough-wide community rehabilitation service, which enables people who have had a stroke to access a service which specialises in stroke and rehabilitation.

The Stroke Service consists of 3 main elements:

  • 12 inpatient rehabilitation beds based at Kendray Hospital
  • An early supported discharge team which allows patients to receive intensive therapy at home if they are medically stable
  • Community stroke team for patients who may have ongoing rehabilitation needs, with achievable goals

Why would someone choose the service?

The stroke unit is a purpose-built 12 bedded ensuite facility with a fully equipped gym, recreational and outside space.

The team includes specialist therapists, nurses and medical staff all specialising in stroke.

There are opportunities for group and individual work with therapists.

All patients have access to Stroke Association Support worker who offers additional advice and support to families and carers.

We are an active member of the regional stroke network and share good practice form our service regionally and nationally.

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