UPMC Jameson believes in early treatment and rehabilitation of stroke patients to help them at every phase of care. Our program includes acute stroke treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. From the moment our patients enter the Emergency Department through hospitalization, rehabilitation, after care, and returning to the community, our staff provides care and support through every phase of stroke treatment.
UPMC Jameson’s stroke telemedicine program provides access via high-definition videoconferencing capabilities to experts at the UPMC Stroke Institute 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through our local Emergency Department.
Our comprehensive stroke rehabilitation services offer individualized therapy plans for stroke patients. The team of caregivers help stroke survivors reach their maximum level of independence. Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services are both available.
- Speech pathology
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Ongoing education about stroke after care and preventing complications
How to Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.
If someone has a stroke, you need to act fast – as in F.A.S.T.
F – Face Drooping
A – Arm Weakness
S – Speech Difficulty
T – Time to Call 911