The Stroke Rehabilitation Unit is based on Wembury Ward, on the Mount Gould Site, and is dedicated to the rehabilitation of stroke survivors.
A stroke is a life-threatening condition that occurs when blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The sooner a person receives treatment for stroke, the less damage is likely to happen. (Read more about Stroke via NHS Choices).
The injury to the brain caused by a stroke can lead to widespread and long-lasting problems. Although some people may recover quite quickly, many people who have a stroke need long-term support to help them regain as much independence as possible.
If you have been admitted to the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit your needs will be assessed by our multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologist, pharmacists and social workers, who will plan with you the support and treatment you will need to aid your recovery and plan your discharge.
Information for visitors
Unfortunately we are unable to support family visits on to the ward at this time. This is a Livewell and University Hospitals Plymouth policy that applies to all hospitals across Plymouth.
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For general enquiries, or to be directed to a specific service or individual, please contact our switchboard on 01752 435502.