Kinds of Care
1) Personal Care
for an extensive level of support, encompassing dressing, bathing, toileting, hoisting, medication administration and more,
consider ‘Personal Care Assistance’. This option is suitable for anyone with more demanding care needs
2) Respite care
sharing the responsibility for caregiving and getting support for yourself. Finding the right balance
requires persistence, patience, and preparation.
3) convalence care
Convalescent care refers to a range of health services designed to help people recover from serious illness,
surgery or injury. These services can consist of medical, nursing or skilled care or therapy.
4) dementia care
Practical advice on caring for a person with dementia, covering topics such as bathing,
nutrition and maintaining quality of life.
5) parkinsonism care
6) paralytic care
7) Nursing assistants Care
Nursing assistants who take care of people after a stroke should help the person with their activities
of daily living, as planned by the physio therapist and other members of the rehab team. They should help them with dressing,
brushing their teeth and using any assistive devices that they have.
Nursing assistants must:
- Prevent falls and make sure that the patient is safe. (Take our class called “ PreventingFalls”
for more information about falls and falls prevention.)
- Encourage and support the patient. It is important for all health care staff to give the stroke patient, and their family members,
encouragement and support. This is a very difficult time for them. Rehab is also mentally and physically exhausting.
- Encourage as much independence as possible.
- Feed the hemiplegia patients by placing the food on the good side of the mouth.
(Take our class called “Feeding Residents and Patients” for more information on feeding patients and residents after a stroke.)
- Provide good skin care. (Take our class called “Preventing Pressure Ulcers” for more information about skin care after a stroke)
- Assist the patient with their assistive and supportive devices.
- Follow the ordered bowel and bladder retraining program.
- Help the person with their activities of daily living. Help them bathe, get dressed and eat
- Assist the patient with mobility and ambulation.
- Do range of motion exercises with the person.
- Encourage and support the patient after the stroke
post operative fracture care