It may take you longer to recover from a stroke than the time spent in inpatient rehab. For many people, recovery continues after they leave rehab.
That's where the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute comes in.
Our Center for Acquired Brain Injury Rehab offers outpatient care for people with stroke and other forms of brain injury.
To learn more about stroke rehabilitation or to refer a patient, call 1-877-287-3422.
After you leave, a doctor will continue to work with you to address post-stroke issues such as:
You and your family or caregivers should start planning for your continued care as soon as you can.
The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute offers post-stroke support and management.
Outpatient stroke rehab can help you transition from the hospital to the community.
Before you leave inpatient stroke rehab, your care team will go over the following:
Family and caregivers play a vital role in your stroke recovery.
You should choose your caregivers before leaving inpatient stroke rehab. That way they can get hands-on training to help care for you when you go home.
Training sessions will teach your caregiver how to help you with:
There are more than 60 UPMC outpatient rehab locations throughout Pennsylvania.
So, it's easy to find stroke rehab that's close to where you live or work.
Contact the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute to learn more about inpatient rehab.
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