Stroke: helping recovery

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, October 2008, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2008.2.10.474

How to help a person regain function after a stroke

What is it about?

This article discusses problems that a person with a stroke may encounter, and explores some rehabilitation techniques used in treatment programmes.

Why is it important?

Healthcare staff should have a basic understanding of the principles behind rehabilitation and work as part of a team. If everyone follows the same the same techniques, the maximum benefit can be provided to patients.

Perspectives

Mrs Julie I Swann

This is a very common clinical group and HCA should know how to help recovery.

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