The acute stroke unit provides care for patients of all
ages with an emergency admission of a stroke or suspected
The care of patients within the unit revolves around confirming
diagnosis, assessing the severity of the stroke and devising a care
and treatment plan.
Once the patient is considered to be stable and requiring less
intensive care they are then transferred to the Rockley
Patients come for rehabilitation to Rockley ward from the acute
stroke unit or from other wards in the Hospital.
The medical, nursing and therapy staff continue with the
treatment plan and ongoing assessment of the patient to help
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