Post-Stroke Management and Care

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About one-third of people who have experienced a stroke are living with a disability that affects their daily life. It’s important that you know how to appropriately care for clients who have experienced a stroke, as they have complex and diverse care needs.

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Over 445,087 Australians are currently living with the effects of stroke. These people may experience a variety of physical and psychological problems, including motor function impairment, memory and cognitive issues and difficulties with language and speech.


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Megan Griffin
18 Jan 2021
great quick read
Michelle Lawrence
30 Sep 2020
Very informative reading.
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Melinda Kumar
16 Jan 2023
Enrolled Nurse
very informative and excellent resource
Lakvinder SINGH
22 Mar 2021
Succinct reading with great references and readings.
Leanne Simeone
01 Oct 2020
Marisa Morrison
22 Sep 2023
Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
very thorough. I now know what to do when a patient or client has a stroke.
Maddison O'Dwyer
14 Feb 2021
great information but it taked longer to read than 4 minutes, Closer to 8-10.
Jennifer Brown
30 May 2022
Registered Nurse
short but very relevant article which also included thinking about skin and pressure care due to a decrease in the patients mobility and able to care for themselves
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Benjamin Stansfield
28 Sep 2020
Very useful.
Nagwa Elias
20 Sep 2023
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