It involves promoting independent movement because many patients are paralyzed or seriously weakened. Our team of health experts help patients perform progressively more complex and demanding tasks, such as bathing, dressing and using a toilet, and they encourage patients to begin using their stroke-impaired limbs while engaging in those tasks. Beginning to reacquire the ability to carry out these basic activities of daily living represents the first stage in a stroke survivor’s return to functional independence.
- Provide intensive, individualized rehabilitation.
- Maximize each person’s functional abilities and level of independence.
- Provide extensive training and education for the person and their family.
- Rebuild the person’s quality of life.
- Organize activities that facilitate a smooth transition back to their home, community, school