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Stroke support

  • Moving forward after a stroke

    Stroke survivors face unique challenges. Care coordination can help you access the wide variety of medical, rehabilitative and supportive resources available. Connecting with others who've had similar experiences through a support groups also can be helpful. Consider attending the Courage Kenny Day Camp for Stroke Survivors on either August 3 or August 17, 2018.

    Stroke care coordination

    The stroke care coordinator provides assistance to individuals following stroke. When a patient is discharged from one of the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute units, the stroke care coordinator receives a referral from the unit's care coordinator. The referral is to provide care coordination services for a year after stroke.

    For those who do not require the level of care provided at a rehabilitation unit, the stroke care coordinator can begin to provide services immediately after discharge from the hospital. Although not all Allina Health hospitals currently offer stroke care coordination, if you are interested in this service, please call 612-863-4872 or email

    Stroke care coordination involves a registered nurse and a care guide who will call for updates on your medical status. They will help you get get any resources you may need to continue your stroke recovery.

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  • Getting back to life

    Allina Health has a wide variety of resources available to help stroke survivors and caregivers get back to living their lives after a stroke. Your physician, therapist, stroke care coordinator or social worker can help you determine which ones are appropriate for you.

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