Early Supported Discharge After Stroke in Bergen

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Living in own home in the community of Bergen, Norway
- Inclusion within 1-7 days (24-168 hours) after debut of symptoms
- Inclusion within 6-120 hours after admission to Department of Neurology
- NIHSS score 2-26 at inclusion OR NIHSS score < 2 if Modified Rankin Scale is 2 or higher when being 0 before the stroke
- The patient must be awake and informed consent must be given by patient or relatives

Exclusion Criteria

- Serious psychic illness
- Serious drug abuse
- Serious medical conditions that can influence the patients' cerebrovascular disease or rehabilitation
- Poor knowledge of the Norwegian language