Community Stroke Team – South Manchester

About the Community Stroke Team

  • 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.

Who we help

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

How we help

  • 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

Referral process

  • We accept referral via email or letter from any professional. Please refer via SPA –
  • We aim to contact patients within 72 hours of receiving the referral for an initial assessment.
  • Referral Form [Word doc, 61KB]

Service operating hours

8:30am -4:30pm, Monday to Friday

We have an answer machine so messages can be left out of hours and picked up the next working day.

Service location and contact information

Address: Wythenshawe Offices, 1 Stancliffe Road, Sharston, Manchester M22 5PJ

Tel: 0161 946 9439



Page last reviewed: May 2022
Next review due: May 2023