What You Should Know About Stroke
- Stroke is known to be one of the leading causes of adult disability in the US.
- Almost half of stroke victims have trouble with mobility.
- Almost 25% of stroke victims experience a re-occurrence.
Stroke Patients Are in Need of Constant Assistance Until Their Recovery
When an individual experiences a stroke, blood vessels in the brain clot or burst. This is because the brain cells are starved of oxygen. Individuals who have undergone a stroke lose significant muscle control and memory, making everyday living difficult for them.
Is your loved one…
- Having a hard time speaking?
- Having difficulty performing simple tasks due to their physical disability?
- Detaching themselves from the people that they love because they feel overwhelmed or ashamed?
What Are the Common Problems Caused by Stroke?
- Paralysis, usually on one side of the body
- Vision problems
- Muscle tightness
- Difficulties in fine motor skills
- Muscle weakness
- Swallowing Difficulties
- Having challenges understanding concepts
- Difficulty speaking
- Speech difficulties
- Loss of literacy and math skills
- Loss of pride
The effects of stroke can leave your loved ones with a permanent disability, but their pain can be temporary. They can live a happy and fulfilling life when our care aides can deliver them the non-medical services that they need. Our guardians can:
- Prepare nutritious and delicious meals
- Help them get around the house
- Remind them to take their prescribed medications
- Communicate with them clearly to fully understand their needs
- Support them in accomplishing their activities of daily living
We understand that the first six months after a stroke can be critical. Hence, you need the right care providers to be by your loved one’s side throughout the whole recovery process.
Give you and your family the peace of mind knowing that they are cared for.
For more information about home care and our services in general, or to book a free consultation don’t hesitate to call us at 215-444-7544 or contact us today.