Aims

To promote the role of PRM in interdisciplinary stroke rehabilitation by promoting evidence-based clinical practice, education and research; and by connecting PRMs with common interests in stroke rehabilitation in and out of Europe.

Goals

  • To provide clinical information of stroke rehabilitation service in European countries.
  • To set up appropriate educational programs and to harmonize the education on stroke rehabilitation among European countries in collaboration with the European Board of UEMS PRM.
  • To promote scientific collaboration within Europe and with other scientific societies/organizations, such as WHO, ISPRM, WSO, ACRM.
  • To promote collaboration of non-profit patient organizations

Actions planned

  • Survey study on stroke rehabilitation service system
  • Webinars on stroke rehabilitation (ex. acute rehabilitation, interprofessional collaboration for stroke rehabilitation)
  • ESPRM congresses: Preparing suggestions for workshops, educational courses, sessions, etc., with special topics for stroke rehabilitation, in collaboration with the Scientific Committee of ESPRM

Actions performed

  • In European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation,  the sessions on the topic of stroke rehabilitation have been organized.

Collaborating Research Facilities

  • Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation; Umeå University, Sweden
  • Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Medicine, Shupyk National Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education, Kyiv
  • Department of Rehabilitation medicine, The First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General Teaching Hospital in Prague
  • Department of Rehabilitation, USL Umbria 2 and University of Perugia, Italy
  • Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Collaborating Clinical Facilities

  • Department of Neuro-Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Umeå, Sweden
  • Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, City Teaching Hospital #4 of Dnipro City Council, Dnipro, Ukraine
  • Department of Rehabilitation medicine, The First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University  General teaching hospital in Prague
  • Department of Rehabilitation, Foligno Hospital, USL Umbria2, Foligno, Perugia
  • Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Chairman

Xiaolei Hu

Xiaolei Hu is a physician and neuroscientist in acquired brain injury (particularly stroke) care and rehabilitation.