Different stroke survivors will receive care in different settings, with some offering more intensive services than others. You and your health care team will collaborate to determine which environments will be most effective in meeting your stroke rehabilitation needs.
Options For Stroke RehabilitationStroke rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy, along with medical care may be provided in:
- Acute Rehabilitation Center: Intensive services for patients with the greatest impairments and the most significant needs
- Skilled Nursing Facility: Closely supervised services for patients with significant needs, but not as intensive as those provided in acute rehabilitation facilities
- Home Health: Therapies and other services delivered in the stroke survivor’s home setting
- Outpatient: Services provided in an outpatient clinic, which may include therapy or ongoing medical care