Stroke care

Specialist stroke care

With appropriate care and support, you can recover your independence from the impact of stroke, back on your feet at home in a familiar environment and a place of comfort.

Stroke, or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is a serious medical condition that can have life-changing impact on the sufferer.  In fact, the condition doesn’t simply affect the individual but the entire family and friends too. All forms of stroke require urgent treatment and care to prevent any detrimental side-effect.

Speedy recovery from the effects of stroke can only be achieved through early multidisciplinary assessment, including swallowing screening and specialised stroke rehabilitation . To regain independence required planned transfer of care from hospital to community and longer-term support. That’s why we adopt evidence-based approach through interdisciplinary working relationship with other healthcare professionals like physiotherapist, GPs and speech therapist to provide holistic care at home.

We’ll offer exceptional reablement care, nursing care and emergency care to help you recover and live as independently. Get in touch today on 0203 643 5295 to discuss your options.

Award-winning nurse-led stroke aftercare

Stroke healthcare professionals reveal that receiving stroke care and support at home is an immense contribution to helping stroke sufferers to recover and recuperate quicker from the effects of their stroke. The beauty of choosing Verity Healthcare stroke care is that we’ll conduct a comprehensive needs and risks assessment and implement a robust support and care plan that tailored to your needs and preferences.

A team of nurses and healthcare assistants will offer bespoke services to you in your home after senior managers have assessed your needs. We’ll draw on information and support from a team of highly skilled doctors, nurses, physiotherapist, occupational and speech and language therapists to help you achieve specific goals and targets for recovery. Our nurse-led team will liaise with healthcare professionals to identify specific difficulties you may have such as speech impairment, reduced mobility or fear of falls. We’ll ensure that you have access a range of assistive technology and facilities to ensure that you stay in your own home and prevent admission or readmission.

Our nurse-led team are specially trained to help your recover and prevent further episodes of stroke, overcome physical limitations you have in living at home or with accessing the community. Recovery is especially quicker at home which is the perfect place for relearning skills and adapting to any physical limitations that may be present. We’ll liaise with your district nurse to visit your to provide clinical stroke support and care as required.

We’re here every step of the way – to talk through the options for stroke care at home and implement the best care plan. We’ll assign highly skilled support worker who shares your interest and preference to support you on your way to full recovery.

Call us today for an informal chat about your options. You may request a callback and we’ll call you back to walk you through your options.

Bespoke stroke aftercare at home

You and your recovery is at the heart of all that we do at Verity Healthcare. Through the outstanding teaching at our Centre of Development, we have recruited, trained and retained a dedicated team of highly skilled and friendly support workers and registered nurses with positive attitude to encourage individuals with stroke to recover. We adopt a unique approach to encourage individuals on the way to recovery by and provide a vast arrange of medical support when required.

At Verity healthcare, we pride ourselves on having huge professional expertise providing specialist stroke care that enables stroke sufferers learn or relearn skills and adapt to any physical constraints because of a stroke.  We understand that irrespective of any lasting effects, stroke patients want to live as independently and with as much dignity as possible. Our services enable you to live as fulfilling and independent life as possible at home.  Our staff will patiently and gently support you throughout the stroke rehabilitation process and provide you with the motivational and emotional support needed to restore confidence.

We can provide a short-term visiting stroke care at home or our live-in care where  a care staff will visit for a few hours a day or live in with you to provide around-the-clock care. A live-in care worker won’t take charge of your home, they’re simply there to make life easier to ensures a smooth recovery and a comfortable transition back into your home.

If after the initial support, you realize that you may require longer term stroke home care, we’ll conduct further assessment and ensure that care and support have been adapted to ensure that the you recover steadily. No matter your needs, our staff have the repertoire of skills and expertise to help with physiotherapy exercises, mobility or household tasks such as personal care, preparing meals and cleaning.

Our friendly, highly experienced, team members understand that it’s natural to have many questions and reservations when deciding whether to receive support at home.  Get in touch today for a completely flexible and custom-made support and care.

Call us on 0203 643 5295 to discuss your needs or  email us. You can request a callback and we’ll return your call.

Specific stroke aftercare at home

At Verity Healthcare, we’re providing nurse-led care at home and helping many families to receive the support they need at home. Our team of carers and nurse are experienced in assisting stroke patients who have been affected by the various types of stroke such as large vessel thrombosis, embolic and haemorrhagic strokes.

Everyone suffering from the impact of stroke has unique needs and so require specific care and support to meet their needs. We ensure that our services compliment the medical support you receive. Our carers will promote excellent communication skills by offering a listening ear and finding innovative ways of understanding your need so services can be tailored to your needs at all times. Our specialist stroke team of nurses and healthcare workers can help with sensitive and invasive personal care needs, including bathing and toileting and bathing, washing and changing clothes and other continence care..

While, we support you to learn to regain your skills to complete everyday tasks, our team will l motivate you to develop independence to help with your recovery. To aid in providing a smoother recovery, Verity Healthcare care workers will work with you or your loved one to:

  • Undertake physiotherapy exercises: supporting you with moving and handling exercises to strengthen your joints
  • Improve mobility: safely supporting you with standing, sitting and moving from room to room
  • Promote nutrition: cooking or collecting food shopping
  • Perform domestic chores such as washing up, vacuuming, washing laundry
  • Provide personal care including, bathing/washing, changing clothes and changing clothes
  • Develop life skills – supporting with learning new skills, education and work aspirations
  • Manage medicine – assisting with taking the right medicines as prescribed to improve health and wellbeing
  • Encouragement to relearn skills and do things for yourself to maintain your independence
  • Running errands such as collecting prescriptions or helping with the food shopping

Our friendly, highly experienced, team members understand that it’s natural to have many questions and reservations when deciding whether to receive support at home.

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