Stroke carer

July 21, 2022

a hospital bed

Movement recovery resources for stroke survivors exist although not readily accessible. Following is a list of blog posts written using the best available published research evidence.

Assistive devices for stroke survivors

Some stroke survivors require assistive devices after a stroke sometime during their recovery journey. The McMaster optimal Aging Portal publishes an excellent post series on this subject. It is useful although this resource deal with aging in general. It addresses the following topics;

  • Assistive technologies: it is for me?
  • Getting around the city
  • How technology can help
  • Adapting your home
  • Hearing loss

Researchers have discovered effective methods for helping the affected brain regain lost its jobs as a result of the stroke. But, translating this knowledge to practice is very slow. These stroke recovery best practices summarise these life-changing secrets for easy reading under the following headings. Many more to come!

There is a “‘golden hour”

“Time is brain” because stroke can kill 32,000 neurons each passing second. Find out what this means.

Loved ones may delay seeking care

Do you know that when a stroke occurs in front of loved ones, it may delay seeking care? Read more…

Stroke carer journeys to the brain through published research to better understand how stroke affects brain function. The stroke carer believes that this evolving knowledge helps to improve stroke care, prevent, and reduce its effects. Some important journeys are as follows;

Stroke types

A stroke can occur either due to a block in a small blood tube or a leak out from a tube. Learn more about those types.

Brain’s blood supply routes

A stroke occurs when the brain’s blood supply stops in an area. Find out how the brain’s blood supply road network.

Brain’s recovery attempts

Soon after the stroke attack, the brain starts its recovery attempts. it is a very interesting operation. Learn more about this journey.

How to choose absorbent products

There are different types of urine absorbent products. The following buying guide may help stroke carers.

How to choose body-worn absorbent products to manage incontinence

Communication tools

Communicating with a stroke survivor is a challenging task for stroke carers; however, it is essential for quality care. In addition to intense rehab training programs, stroke carers need some assistive devices at one point. There are several free such tools; the Following are two of those.