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Adult Stroke Program - Inpatient

Provides treatments for adults who have had a recent stroke.

Provides treatment for adults in the hospital who have recently had a stroke. Service include:

  • education about the causes of a stroke and what happens afterwards
  • offering patients referrals to other services

The goal of the program is for the client to return to their community and live independently. The average length of stay is between 4 to 5 weeks.

Access
Service Providers May Include
audiologists, dietitians, doctors, occupational therapists, pastors, pharmacists, physical therapists, psychologists, recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), speech-language pathologists, social workers
Eligibility

Clients must be:

  • medically stable
  • able to tolerate 2 hours of physical activity twice a day
  • motivated to do the entire program
  • able to follow simple commands
  • able to focus and have good short-term memory
  • able to work on their own and not need one-to-one supervision

Clients must not be harmful to themselves or others.

A physiatrist will assess each patient to see if they are eligible for the program.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


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