Stroke Canada Optimization of Rehabilitation by Evidence Implementation Trial SCORE-IT)

Recruiting

Phase 2/3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Rehabilitation Hospitals/Research Sites:

Inclusion Criteria

- hospital with designated rehabilitation beds;
- regularly treats stroke patients;
- has access to at least one physical (PT) and one occupational (OT) therapist on the health professional team

Exclusion Criteria

- Inadequate staffing to administer the outcome measures consistently
Patients:
Inclusion Criteria:
- medically stable;
- stroke with residual disability;
- requires complex rehabilitation interventions from at least 3 health care professionals, one of them being an OT or a PT;
- admitted to rehabilitation centre within 90 days of stroke onset;
- and age >18 years
Exclusion Criteria:
- having a medical condition that is expected to result in death within 6 months;
- presence of a serious chronic disabling condition that impacts on either the rehabilitation process or rehabilitation outcomes such as severe arthritis, dementia, Parkinson's disease;
- active suicidal ideation or symptoms of psychosis