Specialist Stroke Carer
Having a one-to-one stroke carer at home can help with many post-trauma challenges. You may come to find you struggle to communicate with others. A one-to-one live-in stroke carer means they are there to get to know your unique needs and how to communicate with you. Personal assistance throughout the day means you are able to continue to do the things you enjoy. With a trained assistant who can ensure your personal and care needs are met.
Daily activities, such as cooking, light housework or going to meet friends and family don’t need to be considered a special request. You can rest assured that a trained stroke carer can help, accompany and assist you whenever you need it. Each of our carers will be able to work with other professionals too. For example, physiotherapists, occupational, speech and language therapists, dieticians and doctors. Consequently providing a holistic approach to care aimed at improving strength, muscle tone, speech, mobility, and independence.
Each of our carers has completed training that includes:
- Identifying the early signs and symptoms of stroke.
- The causes of Stroke and preventative measures.
- Importance of medication such as anticoagulants and statins.
- The effects of a Stoke and the behavioural, social, emotional and psychological effects.
- Effective communication.
- Assisted Eating. Assisted cough, suctioning and PEG.
- Mobilisation, stretching exercises.
- Working with other agencies such as physiotherapists, occupational, speech therapists, dieticians and doctors.