Overview

Helping Patients Recover From Stroke

Helping Patients Recover From Stroke

When a stroke occurs, it affects people differently. Stroke survivors may experience problems with any of the following:

  • Walking
  • Balance
  • Coordinating movements
  • Vision changes
  • Speaking
  • Understanding
  • Swallowing

Stroke survivors may not recognize common objects or know what to do with them. With a personalized rehabilitation treatment plan, our goal is to have the patient set and reach physical, mental, and emotional goals. This enables the patient to return to the community at their highest level of physical, social, and emotional well-being.

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Receive the Best Care Through Our Accredited Program

CARF accreditedUniversity of Utah Health's Rehabilitation Center is the only center in the state of Utah that has specialty accreditations from the DNV GL and from CARF for stroke specialty programs in rehabilitation. These accreditations ensure that the care you receive through the Rehabilitation Center is among the best in the nation.

Treatment & Rehabilitation

The comprehensive stroke care available at University Health Care has two main components:

  1. The Stroke Center - Accredited by DNV GL, University of Utah Health's Stroke Center has been a driving force in developing Utah's premier emergency and acute services, provider education and prevention programs.
  2. The Rehabilitation Center – The center offers both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation with a focus on advanced neurological therapeutic treatment. Our neurological education program provides you and your family with information about all aspects of your stroke and the resources available to you when you leave the hospital. The involvement of our health care professionals in ongoing research puts the rehabilitation center in the forefront of the most effective quality treatment programs in the nation.