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Service summary

Community Stroke Service

Our community stroke team will help you or a loved one recover and adjust to life following a stroke during the weeks and months after leaving hospital. We will support you, your family or your carer. We want you to gain your independence. Our team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, dietitians, psychologist, rehabilitation assistants, specialist nurses and Stroke Association family and carer support officer will care for you. We will support you to cope emotionally and make any necessary adjustments. You will be referred to our service from either the stroke unit in the hospital, your GP, social service or other health professional.

Service provider

University Hospital of Hartlepool


Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?

Other Accessibility

Could you provide a BSL interpreter?
You you cater for religious/cultural needs?
Is a referral required to access your service?
Please give further details

Referrals from the stroke unit at the University Hospital of North Tees are made as a therapy discharge summary and a medical discharge summary.