An Early Supported Discharge team refers a stroke specific service delivered by specialist professionals within a multi-disciplinary team to provide rehabilitation and support in a community setting with the aim of reducing the duration of hospital care for stroke patients and enabling them to return home quicker.
A specialist community rehabilitation team refers to a stroke specific service delivered by specialist professionals within a multi-disciplinary team working in the community delivering rehabilitation services within a patient’s home. A community rehabilitation team (CRT) will cater for patients following inpatient rehabilitation or transfer from Early Supported Discharge (ESD).
A multi-disciplinary team (MDT) is composed of staff from different healthcare professions with specialised skills and expertise. The members work together in ensuring patients receive comprehensive, coordinated treatment.
You can download the ESD/Community team dataset below.