If you’re a caregiver preparing to take care of a stroke patient at home, then this article is for you.
Today we will discuss what to expect after stroke and how to prepare for your loved one’s arrival.
We encourage you to also speak with your stroke patient’s social worker, case manager, or physiatristto get even more critical information about how to prepare.
Now, let’s discuss 13 important steps that will help you care for your loved one at home.
1. Monitor Medication Schedule and Side Effects
Most stroke survivors are put on multiple forms of medication that each serve a different purpose (for example, blood thinners, cholesterol control, etc.).