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Oxfordshire Stroke Rehabilitation Unit (OSRU)

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Recovering from a stroke

People who survive a stroke are often left with long-term problems caused by injury to their brain.

Some people need a long period of care before they can recover their former independence, while others may never fully recover and will require support adjusting to living with the effects of their stroke.

Local authorities can provide reablement services following an assessment.

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If you’re recovering from a stroke or caring for someone who is, it may be useful to read your guide to care and support. This is written for people with care and support needs, as well as their carers and relatives.

Last updated: 15 March, 2019

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.

For health information and advice, read our article on coronavirus under News.