Stroke Care

Stroke after care in the comfort of your home

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For Families and Individuals Seeking Home Care Services

    What Is Stroke Care?

    A stroke is caused when part of the brain receives no or limited blood supply. The lack of oxygen the brain receives during a stroke can cause long-lasting problems. Recovery can be different for every stroke survivor depending on the severity of symptoms and damage caused.

    Esteem are experience in provide stroke recovery support. We will do this by taking time to find out about you, what you want to achieve and how you want to be supported.

    Our Stroke Care Plan Includes:

    • Companionship – Having a stroke can often lead to feeling isolated. By having some to chat to on a regular basis can help support you through this. Also knowing you have a regular carer looking out for your wellbeing provides reassurance to your and your family.
    • Personal care – We can help support you to wash, dress and take care of your personal hygiene. Our carers will ask how you want to be supported and be guided by you.
    • Meal planning and food preparation – We can provide meal plans that involve easy to chew and swallow recipes. If your mobility and coordination have been reduced then we can prepare your food for you.
    • Housekeeping – We can support you in keeping your home clean and tidy. We will also be an extra pair of hands for any other household tasks you struggle with, so your home stays a comforting and safe environment to be in.
    • Daily chore assistance –  If you need help to book appointments or bring shopping, we can support you with this.
    • Exercise support – Exercise can improve strength and mobility. A physiotherapist can give you simple exercises to do at home and we will work with you to complete the exercises and make them enjoyable too.
    • Further stroke prevention – We will work with you on lifestyle choices such as a healthy diet, regular exercise and support you with stopping smoking if you chose.
    • Assistance with medication – We can assist you with medications, reminding you to take them on time so you stay on top of your health.

    Arrange Home Care With Us

    With our years of experience in providing bespoke home care, we have seen the effect a stroke can have on families. Also how with the right support and care life after a stroke can still be fulfilled and happy. Our Your Choice, Your Care, Your Complete Solution care packages are aimed at keeping you independent and in control of your life.

    If you want to discuss our stroke home care for you or a loved one then get in touch with us today. We are happy to discuss how we can tailor a care package to your needs.

    What causes a stroke?2021-10-20T09:19:16+01:00

    As we age the arteries in our brains can naturally become narrower. However, there are numerous factors that can increase your chance of having a stroke.

    These include:

    • Smoking
    • High blood pressure
    • Obesity
    • Diabetes
    • Excessive alcohol drinking
    • Unhealthy lifestyle
    • Stress
    • Family history
    What are the benefits of stroke tailored care?2021-10-20T12:19:31+01:00

    It can be a challenge to recover from a stroke. You may need to re-learn how to walk, speak clearly and retrain your muscles. This can all be mentally and physically exhausting.  Not being able to complete tasks you could once do can be very frustrating. Rehabilitation can take months to years.

    Having a carer trained in dealing with your condition can make a whole world of difference. They will not only provide support for tasks you need assistance with such as daily chores, food preparation and more personal tasks. But they will also provide companionship and understanding. It’s good to have someone to talk to when you are going through an emotional time. Your carer will be a shoulder to lean on physically and emotionally.

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