With five accredited stroke centers, Kettering Health Network leads the way in advancing stroke care in the Dayton region. In fact,
Kettering Medical Center was the first facility in the nation to receive the Healthcare Facilities
Accreditation Program (HFAP) Comprehensive Stroke Center accreditation.
This national recognition means that we are especially prepared to provide care for complex stroke patients, with an infrastructure that includes advanced treatments in key areas such as neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology.
When the brain is under attack, it is important to go to your nearest facility, and chances are Kettering Health Network is in the neighborhood. Our Grandview Medical Center, Southview Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center, and Soin Medical Center locations provide comprehensive and award winning stroke solutions for when minutes matter most.
With world-class innovations, technology and a team of highly regarded experts, we offer the local community a wide range of care options tailored to each patient.
F — Face: Is one side of the face droop or is it numb? As the person to smile. If their smile uneven or lopsided?
A — Arms: Is one arm week or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
S — Speech: Is the speech slurred? Have them repeat a simple sentence like "The sky is blue." Is the person able to correctly repeat the words?
T — Time: Is it time to Call 9-1-1? If someone shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 to begin emergency care. It is important that you do not drive yourself or someone having stroke-like symptoms. Make a note of the time when symptoms began to share with the responder.