Our agency has been serving the community of Eastern Massachusetts since 1997. We are family owned and operated and take great pride in our relationship based care. Our caregivers are passionate about their work. They are routinely supervised and we provide follow up home visits on a regular ongoing basis. We can confidently state that our care providers are exceptional.
Our objective is to provide these services, to include value-added case management and administration, in a trouble-free and efficient manner, resulting in the highest levels of client satisfaction. CARE Resolutions, Inc. provides service in private homes, assisted living communities, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers. Our highly-qualified and trained caregivers are ready to help you and your loved ones with a variety of daily activities.
Stroke is a serious and often life-threatening condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, resulting in damage to brain cells. The effects of stroke can be devastating, ranging from physical impairments and difficulty with daily activities to emotional and cognitive changes. While the initial treatment for stroke often occurs in a hospital setting, the recovery process often continues at home.
Home care after a stroke is an important aspect of the recovery process and can help individuals regain independence and improve their overall quality of life.
The first step in home care after a stroke is to establish a safe and comfortable environment. This may involve making adjustments to the home, such as installing grab bars in the bathroom or removing tripping hazards. It is also important to consider the individual’s mobility and mobility aids, such as wheelchairs or walkers.
Another important aspect of home care after a stroke is rehabilitation. This may involve physical therapy to help the individual regain strength and mobility, as well as occupational therapy to help them perform daily activities and regain independence. Rehabilitation may also include speech therapy to help with communication and cognitive therapy to address any changes in thinking or memory. These therapies can be provided in the home by a healthcare professional or through a rehabilitation program.
In addition to rehabilitation, it is important for individuals to maintain a healthy lifestyle after a stroke. This may include following a healthy diet and engaging in regular physical activity. It is also important to manage any chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, to reduce the risk of future strokes.
Another aspect of home care after a stroke is managing any physical impairments or disabilities. This may involve using assistive devices, such as splints or braces, to help with mobility and performing daily activities. It may also involve adapting the home to accommodate any impairments or disabilities, such as installing ramps or adapting the bathroom for easier use.
Emotional and psychological support is also an important aspect of home care after a stroke. The recovery process can be emotionally and mentally challenging, and individuals may experience feelings of sadness, frustration, or fear. It is important to have a supportive network of family and friends to provide emotional support and encourage the individual in their recovery. In some cases, it may also be helpful to seek the support of a mental health professional.
Overall, home care after a stroke is an important aspect of the recovery process and can help individuals regain independence and improve their quality of life. It involves a combination of rehabilitation, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, managing impairments or disabilities, and providing emotional and psychological support. It is important to work closely with a healthcare team and to explore options for financial assistance to ensure that the individual has the support they need to successfully recover and thrive at home.
CARE Resolutions, Inc. is a family owned and operated company that was founded in 1997 by Vicky Hunt resulting from the compassionate, moving experience of caring for her own mother.