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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