Advance Care Planning
Preparing an advance care plan can ensure that you receive treatment that honours your values and wishes.
When the part of the brain that controls speech and language is injured because of a stroke.
Aphasia, speech problems and cognitive-communication problems.
A stroke can affect the mental and physical abilities that are needed for driving.
Problems with chewing and swallowing food and liquids.
Exercise and Mobility
Exercise is an important part of recovery and can reduce your risk of having another stroke by about 30%.
The food we eat can play an important part in preventing a stroke.
With lifestyle changes and treatment, about 80% of incontinence problems can be resolved.