Sue Pugh, clinical nurse specialist and stroke coordinator at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore Maryland, discusses why transitions in care are such an important step in stroke recovery. Topics include the transition from hospital to rehab to home and its challenges, ways to support continuity, the importance of accessing community resources to help patients re-engage in activities and avoid isolation, the role of family members and caregivers in stroke rehab and recovery, how healthcare professionals can help ensure continued compliance with the treatment plan and addressing activities outside of the prescribed rehab program.

 

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