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Stroke & Post-Surgical Recovery

Stroke (CVA)

A stroke can be a devastating event leading to immediate family stress and the need for patient care. The obstruction of blood vessels (referred to as a thrombotic stroke) or bleeding in the brain (a hemorrhagic stroke) often results in paralysis, trouble swallowing, personality changes and speaking problems. Remain At Home Senior Care’s stroke management program is intended to help our clients and their families cope with the consequences of living with a stroke. Our program includes help with:

  • All Activities of Daily Living
  • Promotion of independence in all areas of the client’s life

For strokes with a high level of acuity, care also includes:

  • Medication management
  • Frequent patient turning
  • Incontinence maintenance
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Mouth care
  • Modifying the home to accommodate a wheelchair
  • Supplying safety equipment for the bath or shower

Post-Surgical Recovery

Any major surgery is a traumatic event to the human body. Remain At Home Senior Care offers post-surgical management for seniors who need help recovering at home. Care includes:

  • Medication management
  • Wound care
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
  • Light housekeeping
  • Grocery shopping, errands and medication pick-up
  • Cooking
  • Laundry
  • Mobility assistance and/or transferring assistance