Primary Stroke Center/Neuroscience Unit

The Primary Stroke Center /Neuroscience Unit is located at Citrus Valley Medical Center, Queen of the Valley Campus. The Queen of the Valley Stroke Center has achieved the required stroke Core Measure outcomes and was designated with the Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award and is recognized as a recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Target : Stroke Honor Roll.

The goal of the Primary Stroke Center and the Neuroscience Unit is to deliver specialized nursing care to a diverse population in the community and surrounding cities. The Neuroscience Unit is supported by specially-trained physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and critical care nurses.

The Neuroscience Unit nurses are competent in taking care of patients suffering from variety of neurological disorders such as, epilepsy, seizure disorder, intracranial aneurysm, brain tumor, headache and movement disorders.

The Stroke Center and the Neuroscience Unit have a multi-disciplinary approach in patient care that covers full continuum of care. The multi-disciplinary team is comprised of physicians, nurses, care coordinators, discharge planners, and physical, speech and occupational therapists. Early rehabilitation along with smooth transition of continuum of care is offered to all stroke patients. With the exceptional care of the team the patient is assessed and transferred to the appropriate level of care such as, Acute Rehabilitation Unit, Transitional Care Unit, Outpatient Rehab Services, Home Health Care services, or home to the care of the family.

The goal and mission of the Primary Stroke Center and the Neuroscience Unit is to provide the highest quality of care in a compassionate and caring environment.