Community Participation Transition After Stroke "COMPASS"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. ≥45 years old
2. acute ischemic stroke, verified by a neurologist
3. baseline National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) ≥8
4. independent in activities of daily living prior to stroke (premorbid Rankin score of ≤2)
5. plan to discharge to home

Exclusion Criteria

1. severe terminal systemic disease that limits life expectancy to <6 months
2. previous disorder (e.g., dementia) that makes interpretation of the self-rated scales difficult or a Short Blessed Test (SBT) score of ≥9 (indicating significant cognitive impairment)
3. moderate to severe aphasia, as determined by the NIHSS Best Language rating of ≥2
4. residence in a congregate living facility
5. not eligible for a therapeutic pass