The Effectiveness of the Adapted Bridge's Self-management Programme

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- having a first ever stroke, by a physician, based on the WHO (1988) definition of stroke which is "rapidly developing clinical signs of focal (or global) disturbance of cerebral function, with symptoms lasting 24 hours or longer or leading to death, with no apparent cause other than of vascular origin"; ≥18 years of age; of sufficient cognition to participate: having a score of ≥24 points on mini-mental state examination (placing participants at matched mental status) ; are medically stable and; and are within the sub-acute to chronic phase of their rehabilitation (10 weeks to 6-months post stroke).

Exclusion Criteria

- Participants will be excluded if they have serious medical conditions such as HIV/AIDS or TB, which could additionally affect the outcomes evaluated in this study. Participants with depression, having recurrent stroke, still receiving in inpatient rehabilitation, with cognitive or receptive language difficulties and are unable to comprehend the intervention will be excluded.