Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States, which can result in paralysis, movement control, sensory troubles, problems with thinking or memory and issues using or understanding language.
Whether you’re a family Caregiver in need of respite care or your family needs more extensive care for a loved one recuperating from a stroke, Home Helpers® Home Care can tailor a plan to meet your requirements.
Most think of stroke as “an elderly issue,” but the fact is that incidents of stroke have actually decreased in those age 65 and above. However, younger adults have become more susceptible.
According to the American Stroke Association, there has been a 44% increase in the number of young Americans suffering a stroke in the last decade. As more and more young people recover from strokes, their families may require different levels of assistance.
With strokes causing so many various types of disability, there is no “one size fits all” recovery plan. Medicine, therapy and other lifestyle changes need to be adapted to fit the needs of the patient. Sometimes a family Caregiver can take care of a stroke patient, but chances are the Caregiver also has to work and needs time for themselves.
As the stroke patient recovers, they may need help with many activities of daily living, such as the following:
Home Helpers will work with the client and family to develop a tailored plan that meets each person’s individual needs. Whether you require personal care, homemaker services, transportation or even personal monitoring services or medication with our Direct Link™ line of devices and 24/7 monitoring, we have the resources to provide the exact level of care you need.