The Stroke Unit serves not only to treat and rehabilitate patients, but also as a resource for family and patient education. A variety of tools are available for staff to facilitate patient and family teaching. The treatment team emphasizes continuing patient education as part of all its activities. Discharge planners help patients and their families prepare for returning home, and arrange for continuing therapy and services.
Stroke recovery continues throughout life. And throughout your life, you can depend on Virginia Hospital Center and the Stroke Unit to provide expert care, technological tools, personalized attention and the continuing education you need to recover your health and your life.
It is important to know the warning signs of stroke
and teach them to your friends and family. If someone is having a stroke, call 911 immediately! Time lost is brain lost!