Inclusion Criteria- first occurrence of a stroke will be included and followed longitudinally for one year after the stroke.
- Reduced UE function on the M-MAS UAS-95 on day 2 after stroke > 18 years of age
Exclusion Criteria- Other disease/injury that affect upper extremity function
- Life expectancy less than 12 months (study time)
- Not able to communicate in Swedish
- Not living in the catchment area of the hospital