Chapter 11. Rehabilitation and Recovery Processes

  1. Dr Jane Williams Consultant Nurse chair member3,
  2. Professor Lin Perry Professor of Nursing Research member4 and
  3. Professor Caroline Watkins President member5
  1. Dr Jane Williams Consultant Nurse chair member3 and
  2. Julie Pryor Director Associate Professor1,2

Published Online: 3 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318838.ch11

Acute Stroke Nursing

Acute Stroke Nursing

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Pryor, J. (2010) Rehabilitation and Recovery Processes, in Acute Stroke Nursing (eds J. Williams, L. Perry and C. Watkins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318838.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

  2. 4

    University of Technology Sydney and the Northern Network Hospitals, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health, Australia

  3. 5

    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rehabilitation Nursing Research Unit, Royal Rehabilitation Hospital, Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    Flinders and at Charles Sturt Universities, Australia

  3. 3

    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161046

Online ISBN: 9781444318838



  • rehabilitation and recovery processes;
  • rehabilitation initiation;
  • outcomes of rehabilitation;
  • recovery processes;
  • transfer to rehabilitation;
  • rehabilitation provision;
  • recovery processes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Initiation of rehabilitation

  • Outcomes of rehabilitation

  • Recovery processes

  • Transfer to rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation provision

  • Conclusion

  • References