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  • The purpose of stroke rehabilitation is to get the most out of your life after a stroke.
  • Early treatment and rehabilitation after a stroke helps many people to regain a lot of function.
  • Rehabilitation can begin as soon as you are stable while you are in hospital and will be ongoing once you leave hospital.
  • The types of rehabilitation will depend on your individual needs.
  • Your rehabilitation may include activities to re-learn skills you have lost since the stroke, or to learn new skills to help your everyday activities if you have a disability.
  • Stroke rehabilitation options include activities and technologies to help your physical health, mental health, and thinking and memory.

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Reviewed on: 13-10-2015