To assess the advantages of post acute rehabilitation at home in improving functional outcome in surviving stroke patients.
- Home Care Behavioral
Randomized, controlled trial of 355 patients.
Patients were randomized to receive treatment in a stroke unit or specialist domiciliary stroke care for up to 3 months.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Functional and psychological outcome of survivors was compared at 26 and 52 weeks using the Barthel Index (BI) for personal activities, Frenchay Activity Index (FAI) for extended activities of daily living, Hospital Anxiety & Depression Scale and EuroQol for quality of life measurements.|