Stroke: common impairments

Stroke: common impairments

Stroke
Following a stroke symptoms can vary greatly from person to person depending on how large the stroke was.
Discharge from hospital after a Stroke – What to expect?

Discharge from hospital after a Stroke – What to expect?

Stroke
Once a discharge date is set, the staff will be working to organise a safe discharge out of hospital.
Moving and handling post Stroke

Moving and handling post Stroke

Stroke
When supporting someone at home you may require to assist them in their movements, this is referred to as moving and handling.
Oedema post Stroke

Oedema post Stroke

Stroke
Oedema is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in the body’s tissues.
Role of professionals involved in care post Stroke

Role of professionals involved in care post Stroke

Stroke
Role of professionals involved in care
Sensory impairments post Stroke

Sensory impairments post Stroke

Stroke
Sensory impairments can be common after a stroke however can often be missed.
The affected limb post Stroke

The affected limb post Stroke

Stroke
After a stroke you may experience changes to the side impacted by the stroke.
Shoulder pain – the subluxed shoulder

Shoulder pain – the subluxed shoulder

Stroke
Many people experience shoulder pain and this can be very debilitating, following a stroke it is very common to experience shoulder pain.
Visual impairments after a Stroke

Visual impairments after a Stroke

Stroke
Depending on the severity and the area the stroke has affected, this can cause a number of visual issues.
What to consider when in hospital following a Stroke

What to consider when in hospital following a Stroke

Stroke
Ask the doctors, nurses and therapists what they have found out and what is the treatment plan.
Dressing after a Stroke

Dressing after a Stroke

Stroke
Dressing difficulties after stroke can be common and can be due to vision impairments, sensory impairments or loss of function in one side.