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by | Friday, May 11th, 2018

Stroke Rehabilitation Unit (SRU)

The Stroke Rehabilitation Unit is based within Mount Gould Local Care Centre’s Skylark Ward, 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

We’ve adapted our visiting policy on Wembury (our Stroke Rehabilitation Unit) due to COVID-19 and visitors wishing to visit the ward are encouraged to please read this guidance first.

We encourage your family, carers or friends to be part of your rehabilitation process to ensure a smooth discharge from hospital with any support you might need.


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Posted on

11th May 2018

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