People who have had a stroke have differing individual needs. This is a life-changing event affecting the family and social structure of the patient.
Care for stroke and other forms of brain injury can assist someone to practise basic skills learned in rehab, such as talking, eating, dressing and walking, increase their strength, flexibility and endurance and regain as much independence as possible.
The care process will be specific to the individual and will depend on their symptoms and severity of the injury. Our person-centred approach ensures all care programmes are specific to individual lifestyles and requirements and are seen in the context of the person as a whole, incorporating the family dynamics and change in socials settings.
Multi-disciplinary meetings evaluate a client’s progress, arrest any deterioration and adapt care accordingly. We provide an on-going assessment of a client’s progress in their abilities and level of independence in daily activities (such as dressing and walking). We nurse clients through all aspects of illness. Our focus is to care for our clients within the Centre and keep hospital admissions only for absolute acute intervention.
Our patients will be taken care by a multi-disciplinary team that will help them reach their full potential and make the best out of their stay at the Kings Lodge. Each patient is unique, and so every team is different, depending on their needs. The core team will be comprised of: