Stroke Navigation Service trial : an integrated care innovation
Roy, Dianne; McKechnie, Roz
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Citation:Roy, D. E., & McKechnie, R. (2018, June). Stroke Navigation Service trial: An integrated care innovation. Paper presented at the Centre for Health, Activity, & Rehabilitation Research / CARE Collaboration for Ageing Research Excellence research seminar, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4506
OUR STUDY OVERALL HYPOTHESIS: That provision of stroke navigation services will improve outcomes and quality of life for stroke survivors and their whānau (families) AIM: To trial and evaluate a Stroke Navigation Service for stroke survivors and their whānau across the care continuum; acute to rehabilitation services and into the community. STROKE NAVIGATION SERVICE An innovative integrated model of care to support family whānau and patients (stroke survivors) Provides post-stroke support and advocacy Crosses primary and secondary care services and disciplines Identifies and addresses barriers and family whānau strengths and needs within a holistic framework that respects ethical, cultural and religious beliefs