"Care for mother in stroke word"

About: Dorset County Hospital

My mother was rushed to hospital with a stroke and was taken to the Stroke Unit at Dorset County Hospital. The staff were professional, kind, patient and hugely organised. The wards were clean, and my mother, and all the family who visited were impressed both by the level of care and support she received, and by the exemplary staff from doctors, and nurses, occupational therapy, mental health specialists, through to the orderlies. High praise to all of them for such a well managed department with such great care and attention. My mum is now recovering well.

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Response from Dorset County Hospital

Thank you for your very kind comments about your mothers care on the Stroke Unit. It is great to hear how the team worked together to ensure that you mother and you were supported through her time on the unit. I will ensure the staff on the unit are aware of the kind words you have written and I am delighted to hear you mother is recovering well. Kind regards, Alison Tong, Director of Nursing, Dorset County Hospital

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