Stroke rehabilitation

Stroke rehabilitation at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Inpatient rehabilitation:

General information:

For the care circle members

This section covers:

Just for the caregiver of a stroke survivor: Each stroke survivor has different needs. Each caregiver must decide what type of care and how much care is needed.

Preparing to care for your loved one: As a caregiver you may need to learn new skills and change your role with the stroke survivor.

Tips for reducing stress: To take care of your loved one, you also need to take care of yourself.

How aphasia affects your loved one's speech and understanding: Just because the stroke survivor has problems using language, doesn't mean he or she can't think clearly.

Tips to help you and your loved one communicate: Aphasia means the stroke survivor has problems understanding language and speaking.

Sexual behavior and sexual activity: It is common for people with brain injuries to have a change in sexual behavior or sexual activity.

Source: Allina Health Patient EducationUnderstanding Stroke, fifth edition, neuro-ahc-90662
Reviewed By: Allina Health Patient Education experts
First Published: 02/01/2006
Last Reviewed: 05/01/2018