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Community Stroke Rehab Team

The Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team (CSRT) help and support the rehabilitation (recovery and adjustment to life) of people who have had a stroke. We also help and support families and carers.

About the service

Everyone’s needs are different after a stroke. Some will require more rehabilitation than others. 

We can help with:

  • Mobility
  • Washing
  • Dressing
  • Eating and drinking
  • Communication and getting confidence back. 

We can arrange provision of any necessary aids or equipment. Rehabilitation will be designed to suit individual needs and will normally be at home. 

We may also give exercises to at home between therapy sessions. Therapy can be one single visit or can last for weeks or months depending on need. 

We aim to contact patients within a few days of leaving hospital. Our team consists of Admin co-ordinator, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech and language therapist, technical instructors.

Who is this service for?

This service sees anyone aged 18 and over, registered with a Gateshead GP. Our teams sees people who have had a stroke and has on-going stroke rehabilitation goals.

How to contact the service

Monday – Friday