Your Stroke Care Team





  • Savannah Neurology Specialists






  • Neurological Institute of Savannah









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     Physical therapists

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    Physical therapists assess each patient's strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences and develop appropriate treatment plans to help patients reach their highest level of functioning.

     

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     Occupational therapists

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    Occupational therapists help patients regain or improve skills needed for everyday living and working, such as bathing, self care, cooking, and on-the-job activities.

     

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     Speech therapists

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    Speech-language pathologists (also called speech therapists) assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders.

     

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     Registered nurses

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    Registered nurses provide medical care, comfort, and education. They will help ensure that you feel comfortable, that you are recovering and meeting your treatment goals, and that you fully understand your treatment plan.

     

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     Case manager

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    Case managers work with patients, their families, and insurance providers. They'll monitor you to see that your care recommendations are being followed. They also help file paperwork, arrange future services, and ensure that treatment plans are helping you reach your goals in a cost-efficient manner.

     

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     Stroke care coordinator

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    The stroke care coordinator is a registered nurse who is responsible for providing education and support to patients and their family members throughout the hospital stay. This includes education on stroke, the signs and symptoms of stroke, personal risk factors, the importance of post-hospital follow up, and future stroke prevention.

     

     


    Care Team

    Physical therapists assess each patient's strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences and develop appropriate treatment plans to help patients reach their highest level of functioning.
    Occupational therapists help patients regain or improve skills needed for everyday living and working, such as bathing, self care, cooking, and on-the-job activities.
    Speech-language pathologists (also called speech therapists) assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders.
    Registered nurses provide medical care, comfort, and education. They will help ensure that you feel comfortable, that you are recovering and meeting your treatment goals, and that you fully understand your treatment plan.
    Case managers work with patients, their families, and insurance providers. They'll monitor you to see that your care recommendations are being followed. They also help file paperwork, arrange future services, and ensure that treatment plans are helping you reach your goals in a cost-efficient manner.
    The stroke care coordinator is a registered nurse who is responsible for providing education and support to patients and their family members throughout the hospital stay. This includes education on stroke, the signs and symptoms of stroke, personal risk factors, the importance of post-hospital follow up, and future stroke prevention.