Primary Stroke Center
UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor provides comprehensive, coordinated stroke care with advanced facilities located on both of its campuses. If you see stroke symptoms is yourself or a loved one, don't wait. Get to a Methodist | Proctor Emergency Department fast.
Choose Methodist | Proctor for Stroke Treatment
UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor upholds a rich tradition of excellence in stroke treatment throughout Central Illinois, providing a full range of services, from the emergency room to rehabilitation, to diagnose and treat patients who suffer from a stroke. Methodist is a certified Primary Stroke Center with the The Joint Commission (TJC). Additionally, Methodist is an Illinois Department of Public Health Designated Stroke Center and the only local hospital to receive the American Heart Association Silver Plus Award.
The Methodist | Proctor professional stroke team — a board-certified stroke neurologist, registered nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, and dietitian — provide coordinated care and treatment throughout the patient's hospitalization.
Our experienced neurosurgeons are available 24 hours a day to ensure immediate care. Methodist offers Stroke Team Call, which is a system to activate caregivers immediately when a possible stroke patient arrives. It includes rapid recognition of symptoms, rapid triage, and rapid response. Emergency stroke care is also available on the Proctor Campus.
Emergency Stroke Care
Every second counts during stroke, and every second, Methodist | Proctor is here. Both our Methodist and Proctor emergency campuses provide around-the-clock emergency room care from doctors and nurses who are highly trained in delivering life-saving stroke treatment. Learn more about the UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor Emergency Department.
Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation
Methodist | Proctor is commitment to providing ongoing care to stroke victims extends beyond stroke treatment. Our stroke rehabilitation program focuses on each patient's return to daily activities at home, work and the community. Stroke rehabilitation at Methodist is offered at two levels:
From the moment life-saving stroke treatment is administered to the time of full recovery, Methodist | Proctor is dedicated to providing comprehensive stroke care to patients and their families. Learn more about stroke symptoms, risk factors and causes here.