Our specialized in-home Stroke care programs combine our cross functional skills in skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and 24/7 caregivers to support stroke recovery clients at home. We combine cross functional stroke specific skills and a highly personalized process – this combination results in one of the highest home healthcare success rates for Stroke recovery clients at home.
Care Mountain enjoys the highest level of Stroke recovery home care and rehabilitation expertise in the Dallas – Fort Worth TX area.
We work closely with leading hospitals across DFW (e.g. UT South Western Medical Center’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute for patients recovering from stroke
A stroke survivor typically experiences a complex set of feelings that include memory problems, depression, anxiety, frustration, withdrawal, and they can become increasingly argumentative.
A comprehensive nursing assessment is critical. This assessment is vital to understand how caregivers’ skills, abilities, and resources match stroke survivors’ needs for follow-up care better. On the basis of this assessment, nurses develop a highly individualized case management plan and should address a daily 360 degree view across safety, fall prevention, medications, and prescriptions; adequate nutrition; and management of physical, instrumental, psychological, and behavioral problems
Typically, the 1st 3-6 months of the recovery are absolutely critical for maximizing the long-term recovery of functionality (speech, independence, mobility etc) for a post stroke recovery patient – a coordinated approach to recovery across multiple skill sets (registered nurses, physical therapy, occupational therapy and caregivers is needed.
A stroke doesn’t just occur to an individual, it impacts families, friends, and loved ones. The journey to recovery from a stroke is a combination of hard work, faith, and hope. Once your loved one leaves the hospital, the reality of the situation typically sinks in during the first few days at home.
For the affected person: Strokes injure the brain and result in a range of impairments across your body. Recovery takes time – it takes frequent and persistent rehab at hospital and home. Typically, only 40% of stroke survivors are successful in achieving rehab goals – and persistency and frequency maximize your chances of being in this 40%.And the journey is usually more complicated if the stroke affected person also has or develops co-morbid conditions like Dyslipidemia, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Depression, Bladder or Bowel dysfunctions.
For family members, caring for a stroke patient at home comes with a lot of challenges. The physical aspect of caring are very demanding. In addition, coping with the emotional stress that comes from the changes in your loved one’s personality, moods, behavior is even more challenging.
Our Stroke care program clinical experts bring together our team of skilled in-home clinicians from different disciplines, and use the latest physician supervised processes to detect, intervene, and implement solutions to problems as quickly as possible. This specific program is a comprehensive approach that helps individuals manage their diseases at home, while avoiding unnecessary trips to ER or readmissions to the hospital.