Relevance of Location to Outcome of Stroke Rehabilitation

  • Olubukola Adebisi Olaleye Department of Physiotherapy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • Talhatu Kolapo Hamzat Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Keywords: Stroke, Rehabilitation, Care environment


Rehabilitation after stroke is a process that plays an important role in improving and / or enhancing recovery beyond what would have occurred spontaneously. The choice of environment for provision of rehabilitation services, mode of organisation and delivery of services are pertinent to the outcome of rehabilitation. Yet limited information exists on the best way to organise stroke rehabilitation and the relative cost of such services. The involvement and empowerment of patients are inherent and integral to the rehabilitation process. Health policy should therefore be directed at the adoption of rehabilitation settings that stimulate the involvement of patients in their own rehabilitation process and at an affordable cost.

Author Biography

Talhatu Kolapo Hamzat, Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Professor of Physiotherapy,

Department of Physiotherapy,
College of Medicine,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria


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How to Cite
Olaleye, O. A., & Hamzat, T. K. (2013). Relevance of Location to Outcome of Stroke Rehabilitation. Nigerian Journal of Medical Rehabilitation, 16(1).
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