In hospital after stroke
In hospital after stroke. Who is looking after me? The stroke team.
You will meet a number of different health professionals while you are in hospital, who will work with you to treat the effects of your stroke. You and your family are important members of the team.
The health professionals will work with you and your family while you are in hospital. They may also help you when you go home.
The care you receive, and the health professionals who work with you will depend on the problems you are having after your stroke.
Talk to your doctor if you think you need to see a health professional who has not been available to you.
They may be:
Allied health professionals include,
- Occupational Therapist
- Social Worker
- Speech Pathologist
Find out more about your Allied Health Team.
My Stroke Journey is a new comprehensive resource for stroke survivors and their carers. This booklet is designed to help people understand stroke and the care available to them across the stroke journey.
Call StrokeLine to talk to a health professional for free information and advice. 1800 STROKE (787 653)