Stroke: environmental barriers

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, November 2008, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2008.2.11.31539

How the environment can hinder people who have suffered from a stroke.

What is it about?

This article concentrates on difficulties that can occur for people who have suffered from a stroke that cause problems managing their environment. It will describe ways to make access easier and facilitate the management of tasks.

Why is it important?

A stroke can have a devastating effect not only on a person's physical function but also on their cognitive and perceptual abilities.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Understanding the problems that a person with a stroke may encounter, will make HCA more aware and identify ways to assist.

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