Best Practices and Tools for Stroke Caregivers

Knowledge about the brain’s blood supply and its relation to stroke helps stroke caregivers help their loved one’s recovery journey. This post briefly explores the brain’s blood supply and its relation to stroke.


To regain arm movements, they should engage in activities, which are meaningful, engaging, repetitive, adaptive, progressive, task-specific, and goal-oriented, according to Canadian Stroke Best Practices recommendations.

This post explores how stroke caregivers can translate those recommendations into practice.


About half of stroke patients lose bladder control soon after a stroke. Of them, one-fourth leave the hospital with the problem – urine incontinence. This post reviews two methods experts suggest to deal with stroke patients’ urine incontinence.


High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for first-time and repeated strokes. We can detect high blood pressure only by measuring it since it does not usually create symptoms. This UK publication- High Blood Pressure and Stroke – explains the relation between high blood pressure and stroke with simple words.