Although strokes are commonly associated with aging, the truth is that strokes can happen to anyone at any point in time. According to the National Stroke Association, stroke affects millions of individuals every year and is the leading cause of adult disability. Like many other medical issues, the severity of a stroke can vary. The follow-up care provided to an individual who has been affected by stroke is determined by how much daily assistance they will need. Victims of minor strokes may not require comprehensive assistance, but strokes can result in permanent, life-altering disabilities such as paralysis of one side of the body. Individuals who are managing a serious disability as the result of a stroke will require more involved, “hands-on” support. In-Home care for stroke patients can help stroke victims to more easily maintain their daily routine while remaining in the setting that they are familiar with.
We only hire about 1 in 25 personal assistants we screen, and provide each personal assistant with advanced training in Post CVA/Stroke care. This is to ensure that all of our personal assistants working with Post CVA/Stroke patients are up to date in the latest care practices. You can trust our Post CVA/Stroke personal assistants to provide assistance through valuable services including, but not limited to:
Because our stroke care is provided one a one-to-one basis, you can rest assured that your loved one is the sole focus of his or her personal assistant. Personal Assistants are expertly trained in how to manage post-stroke symptoms, as well as identifying early warning signs of a second stroke. By carefully taking daily care notes and communicating with your family as well as any medical professionals involved in your loved one’s care, our Post CVA/Stroke personal assistants can ensure maximum safety and that the proper level of care is being provided at all times.
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