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Can anyone compare inpatient therapy to outpatient therapy for post-stroke?

The doctor has recommended my father-in-law to inpatient therapy.  He is very hesitant and would rather be home - where the therapist would come to him several times a week.
He is mostly functioning, eating, talking, continent, but his balance and thus walking is a struggle - it's more of a "shuffle" with someone helping for balance.  One eye is weakened.
I fear his quality of life and motivation will suffer at an inpatient facility.  Prior to the stroke, he was working full-time and active at 63.
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