You will find in this section recent Stroke related projects that the Network has delivered in conjunction with its stakeholders.

Lifestyle Management for Stroke survivors and their carers

Lifestyle Self Management project for Stroke survivors and carers - Final Report Phase 1

Lifestyle Self Management academic evaluation - Coventry University

  ICP - Integrated Care Pathways

Working with the three acute trusts within the Network - University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, South Warwick Hospital and George Eliot Hospital - we have supported the development of an integrated care pathway for Stroke admissions that will follow the patient along the care pathway.

ICP (draft v4)

Accelerated Improvement project (ASI)

The Accelerated Stroke Improvement project supported the delivery of services included in the ASI metrics.   ASI Metrics 

The metric covers 9 areas of the whole Stroke patient pathway from management of Atrial Fibrillation through to annual follow-ups.  Specific projects relating to ASI metrics 6 - 9 have been supported by the Network:

ASI 6 - Timely access to psychological support - this project has developed a single assesment process and model which is to be adapted across the Arden health economy through the Pyschological Consultant Group which has representatives from all of the local Trusts and IAPT.

BADSEC Evidence     BASDEC Score sheet   BASDEC Questions 

ASI 7 - Joint health and social care management - a single assement form has been developed and trialed with South Warwick Foundation Trust Stroke unit and is now being introduced by University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire and George Eliot Hospital.

Joint H&SC Assesment Form

ASI 8 - Assessment and review (6 weeks, 6 months and annual reviews) and ASI 9  - (Access to and availability of ESD services)  - these projects are either part of, or subject to the outcome of the Midlands and East Strategic Stroke Review so will be implemented at a later date.