Recovering from a stroke requires time, patience and expertise. Here at The Stroke Unit, patients are cared for by a multidisciplinary private Stroke Care Team led by Consultant Neurologists and Physicians. Our team of Occupational Therapists help patients carry out daily activities following a stroke, using goal-related techniques.
Simple tasks such as washing, dressing, and conducting personal hygiene are all activities that are important to patients yet can be difficult to do once the neurological system has been affected. This can be frustrating and daunting; our therapists help in providing alternative methods of achieving these tasks during the patient’s restrictive phase.
They liaise with GPs, families and the local authorities to provide home adaptations and to help patients adjust to returning home after a stroke.
Our Occupational Therapists Can Help With
- Washing, dressing, preparing food and drink
- Developing you an individual treatment plan
- Helping you to be as independent as possible
- Helping you to improve present abilities
- Teach you new ways of performing every day tasks
- Teaching you how to use specially adapted equipment
- Assess and help you cope with persception, cognition (memory and understanding) and sensation problems
- Support you and your carers to cope at home