What is stroke?

A stroke can have a significant impact on your life, you may be feeling worried about what the future is going to look like.

To manage the daily challenges and reduce stress after a stroke, it is crucial to have a care plan so that you can feel relaxed that you’ll always have the support you need.

What happens when you have a stroke?

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, either due to a blood clot or a ruptured blood vessel.

Symptoms can include sudden weakness or numbness in the face, arm, or leg, confusion, trouble speaking, vision problems, severe headache, trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of coordination.

It is important to remember to act FAST by checking:

· Face – check if the face has dropped on one side

· Arms – can both arms be lifted?

· Speech – speech may be slurred, or you may be unable to talk

· Time – dial 999 immediately if you see these symptoms

How can a care plan help?

A care plan can help manage daily activities, physical therapy, medication management, speech therapy, and emotional support.

Having a tailored care plan can help you meet your needs and feel supported through difficult times as you adapt to changes.

We can help you manage life after a stroke, reducing stress and helping to improve your quality of life. With the right care plan, it is possible to work towards regaining your independence and building your confidence.

At Nexus Care Services, we provide tailored care plans to support your individual needs. If you or a loved one needs support, contact us today at 0121 308 2906.

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