Exploring the Inclusion of Person-Centered Care Domains in Stroke Transitions of Care Interventions

Published: April 01, 2024

  • Incident stroke occurs in approximately 12.2 million people annually and estimates claim that one in four persons over 25 years will experience stroke in their lifetime.
  • Health care teams are charged with supporting care transitions and returning stroke survivors back to the community across the stroke recovery continuum and making individualized care specific to patient and family preferences.
  • This American Heart Association scientific statement discusses the importance of person-centered care as stroke survivors transition through the recovery continuum to the community and share ideas on how this may be achieved.