Community Stroke Team – South Manchester

We offer a stroke specialist multi-disciplinary service with a focus on delivering specialist therapy at the right time in their home environment.

  • Aim to provide high quality specialist treatment to patients following a stroke.
  • It’s a multidisciplinary team consisting of nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapist, speech and language therapists and trained therapy technicians.

We accept referrals for adults (18+) and:

  • Are registered with a South Manchester GP
  • Have a diagnosis of Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Are medically stable
  • Are compliant with rehabilitation programme and goals identified for discharge
  • We provide home based rehabilitation based on clinical needs. Patients are seen by Physiotherapist, occupational therapist, nurse and speech and language therapist
  • We are patient centred and formulate goals with patients and involve them in treatment plan
  • We advice and provide information to patients/family and carers to promote healthier lifestyles
  • We advice and give information to patients and their carers to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage the long term effects of stroke effectively.
  • We can see patients for up to 6 months if they have clinical needs
  • We accept referral via email or letter from any professional. Please refer via SPA – mft.spa-uhsm@nhs.net / 0300 303 9650
  • We aim to contact patients within 72 hours of receiving the referral for an initial assessment.
  • Referral Form [Word doc, 61KB]

Contact information

Community Stroke Team
Wythenshawe Offices
1 Stancliffe Road
Wythenshawe
M22 4PJ

Phone: 0161 946 9439
Email: mft.uhsmstroketeam@nhs.net

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
We have an answer machine so messages can be left out of hours and picked up the next working day.