Following a stroke, seniors experience many changes. They might need extra assistance getting dressed, eating, ambulating, or even communicating. Without proper support, returning to the highest level of functioning possible is often difficult, which can be detrimental to a senior who wishes to age in place. However, Home Care Assistance of Portland, ME, can act as an important part of a senior’s support system throughout stroke recovery. Our professional caregivers empower seniors to regain independence while providing them with the help they need to avoid rushing the process. With our assistance, setbacks are reduced, recovery is enhanced, and seniors enjoy a higher quality of life.
The stroke recovery process is seldom simple. For most seniors, many professionals are involved, which often means juggling multiple appointments, keeping up with new medications, and carefully monitoring progress. Home Care Assistance Portland’s caregivers assist seniors in better managing recovery while preventing stress and frustration. Our stroke caregivers can help with a variety of tasks, including:
Communication is key throughout stroke recovery. At Greater Portland Home Care Assistance, our stroke caregivers take detailed Care Notes on every client. These notes provide important information about a senior’s progress and setbacks. With the help of these notes, family members and medical professionals are kept informed about any changes in the senior’s health, which helps everyone involved develop and maintain the most effective plan of care throughout recovery.
If you are assisting an elderly loved one who is recovering from a stroke and is living at home, trust a professional stroke caregiver to help. Call Home Care Assistance at (207) 835-4849 today to speak with one of our knowledgeable Care Managers and request your free in-home evaluation.