Types of rehabilitative therapy include

  • Speech therapy which helps people regain their understanding of normal , everyday speech and language 
  • Physical therapy uses exercises to help you relearn movement and coordination skills you may have lost because of the stroke
  • Occupational therapy focuses on improving basic daily activities, such as eating, drinking, dressing, bathing, reading, and writing.

Therapy and medicine may help with depression or other mental health conditions following a stroke.

Joining a patient support group may help you adjust to life after a stroke.

You can contact Coming Home on 083 535 7735  for further information on local support groups for both patient and their families

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