Tag Archives: Communication

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Speech and Language Therapy

Ask the Speech and Language Therapist if they have any specific advice in relation to the person which you can use to practice in everyday conversations. Ask to be shown how to use any communication aids. There are a wide … Continue reading

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Communication problems after stroke – Aphasia

Aphasia ( which is sometimes also known as Dysphasia) affects the persons ability to use and understand spoken and written language. Sometimes the ability to use numbers can be affected. Aphasia can be divided into the following: Expressive Aphasia. The … Continue reading

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Communication after stroke

Why do some people have communication problems after a stroke? Communication is a complicated process so it is not surprising that the brain has more than one area dedicated to communication. Different areas of the brain connect together to collect, … Continue reading

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Communication – How do we communicate?

Most people think about speech when they think about communication but there are many other ways we can also use to communicate¬†with each other. Facial expressions Gestures Pointing / Using hands Writing Drawing Using equipment e.g. Text message or computer … Continue reading

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Who they are and what they do?

View Text Alternative Medical: Medical history Neurological examination Blood tests Referral for CT or MRI scans Medication. aspirin, warfarin, thrombolysis, statins Detection and treatment of complications- infections,deep vein thrombosis, epileptic seizures Monitoring and reducing risk of further stroke. (secondary prevention) … Continue reading

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