Stroke Early Supported Discharge: Six Month Update

A 6 month pilot documented the steps of developing and implementing a Stroke Early Supported Discharge Service at the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals Foundation Trust for people with stroke (or other long term conditions). The pilot model ran between August 2011 and April 2012. Here, Louise Johnson, Consultant Therapist and ESD Lead, outlines the progress of the service in its first six months of operation.