A stroke can be an extremely challenging medical event to cope with and recover from; patients must simultaneously overcome physical, cognitive and emotional challenges and many stroke survivors report frustrations with the recovery process. In-home services can help ensure a successful recovery at home to maximise long-term independence.
In a recent survey of over 1000 stroke survivors over 40% felt either somewhat, or not very successful in meeting their rehabilitation goals and 38% felt they lacked information relevant to their recovery. We want these alarming statistics to change for the better.
Our Care Workers can provide essential assistance with things like:
Doing too much too soon can be a risk to the recovery process, however basic tasks should be attempted to an individual’s own comfort levels. These efforts will facilitate physical recovery and small accomplishments can provide a big mental boost, helping to motivate toward the long-term goals. Incremental steps with daily activities, using the support from family and Care Workers will add up to long term success.
At Home Care Assistance, we provide customised care to older Australians so they can live happier, healthier lives at home. We champion the needs of seniors with a positive, empowering approach to ageing that celebrates independence, dignity and quality of life. Our team of care workers receive exceptional training, support and resources to deliver an unmatched care experience.
Our focus is on creating close, trusted relationships with families and designing personalised care plans that evolve as our clients’ needs change over time. Paying for personalised care can be more affordable than you think!
Personal care and assistance can be covered under government programmes such as Home Care Packages and Commonwealth Health Support Programme (CHSP). Please note, there may be a gap and small contribution to pay, as the Australian Government may not fund the full cost of the program.