Going Back Home After a Stroke, VA Knoxville

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Those who suffer a stoke go through mental and physical changes. The recovery time after a stroke also varies for everyone. Visiting Angels Knoxville breaks down how you can care for a loved one who is transitioning back home after suffering from a stroke. 

In total, Visiting Angels Knoxville shares 4 tips. Below are two of the tips summarized. 

  • Make necessary modifications to the home – Before your senior loved one gets to return home, a social worker or case manager will probably have a look around your home. If there are some things that can pose a danger to your loved one, you will be asked to make the needed changes. 
  • Arrange for follow-up care – If your loved one will need more care than you can offer, you should consider hiring a professional caregiver to provide the needed care. A caregiver can help your loved one with all of their needs. 

To read the whole article, you may visit 4 Tips to Help Seniors Transition Home After a Stoke