Healthcare Provider Rehabilitation Resources
New Video Series for Health Care Providers - Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation
In the summer of 2016, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association released the Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery, the 8th guideline in a series of a full complement in the stroke guideline portfolio.
- This guideline was written by an interdisciplinary writing group approaching post-stroke rehabilitation as what might be seen in the real world of post-stroke neurological deficits.
- This guideline provides a synopsis of the best evidence and clinical practices in post-stroke rehabilitation.
The materials below are pulled from the guidelines and design to help healthcare professionals expand their knowledge base and properly address the rehabilitation needs of the stroke patient.
- 2016 Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery (Article)
- Stroke Rehab Guidelines: Top Ten Things to Know (PDF)
- 2018 Webinar: Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery Webinar Tailoring Care to Patients' Needs and Improving Transitions in Care (PPT) | (Video)
- 2017 Webinar: Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery: Moving From Paper to Practice | Professional Education Deck ( PPT) | (Video)
Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery Audiocast Series
Our five-part series explores in more detail the key recommendations from the American Stroke Association guidelines for adult stroke rehabilitation and recovery. Hear directly from industry experts their guidance on how to better manage rehabilitation and recovery for stroke patients.
Adult Stroke Rehabilitation Guidelines Key Recommendations
Additional Provider Focused Rehabilitation Materials
Patient Focused Rehabilitation Materials
- Life After Stroke guide (PDF)
- HOPE: The Stroke Recovery Guide (PDF)
- Aphasia Communicating Through Barriers
- Making Rehabilitation Decisions Guide (PDF)
- Daily Home Care Guide (PDF)
- Editable Daily Home Care Guide (PDF)
- Condition and Prevention Resources
- Join the Support Network (PDF)
- Getting the Most out of Rehabilitation (Video)
- Let's Talk About Changes Caused by Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Complications After Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Emotional Changes After Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Feeling Tired After Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Driving After A Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Living at Home Post Stroke (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Stroke and Aphasia (PDF)
- Let's Talk About Stroke and Rehabilitation (PDF)
- Practical Tips for Finding Time for Self Care (PDF)
- Stroke Discharge Checklist for Patients and Caregivers (PDF)
- Stroke Rehabilitation Recommendations (PDF)
- Stroke Rehabilitation Planning List (PDF)
- Lista de planificación de rehabilitation después de sufrir un ataque cerebral PDF (Stroke Rehabilitation Planning List)
- What to Expect at Rehab Infographic
- Toma de decisiones en cuanto a la rehabilitación guía (PDF)