The LSRP is the multidisciplinary team that will manage your ongoing rehabilitation needs when you are discharged from hospital after having a stroke.

The team has specialist experience in stroke rehabilitation and consists of:

  • Consultant
  • Specialist Nurse
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Therapy Assistants
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Clinical Psychology Assistants.

We offer an active rehabilitation programme which will help you achieve your goals and which promotes your independence in normal daily activities.

We can give advice, support and education to patients, families and carers.

This programme will either be carried out in your home, a residential or nursing home where you are living, or as an outpatient in a day centre or therapy gym, Monday- Friday. Input may include individual and/or group sessions.

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You may be referred into the service when leaving hospital from the inpatient team, or from your GP.

You can also self-refer if:

  • You are aged 18 years and over
  • Registered with a Liverpool GP or resident in the Liverpool area
  • Accepted under the care of a stroke consultant
  • Clinical diagnosis of stroke in last six months.

We expect your active participation in your goal setting and rehabilitation programme. This will include practicing your exercises and activities between your treatment sessions.

  • Flexibility with treatment times – appointments can start from 8am and can be at any time during the day.
  • The team may need access to most rooms in your home for your treatment
  • Please ensure you contact the team beforehand if you are unable to keep an appointment
  • If you notice any changes in your health or in your ability to do any tasks, please inform the therapist at each session
  • The Trust’s operate a no smoking policy and we ask that you do not smoke two hours before or during a treatment session
  • The Trust’s operate a Zero Tolerance Policy to violence and aggression against staff.