Tag Archives: Physiotherapist

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Care of the affected arm video

Video running time: 05.38 minutes. The film may take time to download depending on your broadband speed. To enlarge to full screen click on the arrows at the bottom right of the frame. If you are having problems … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Physical deficits

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Equipment Needs assessment

If the person is still in hospital any equipment they need should be assessed for and referral made by the hospital. Usually the Occupational Therapist for daily living equipment, Physiotherapist for walking aids or Nursing staff for medical equipment or … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Equipment

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How to assist the person in and out of a car safely

If the person is still in hospital, ask the Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Stroke Nurse for individual advice on the safest method they recommend. If the person is at home you can ask for a Community Physiotherapy referral.

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Found in Topic: Daily living activities

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Disabled Living Centres

There are 5 ┬áDisabled Living Centres around Scotland in Dundee, Edinburgh, Elgin, Grangemouth, and Paisley. You can make an appointment to go and try a wide variety and selection of options such as chairs, beds, stair lifts, commodes, bathing equipment … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Equipment

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Care of the affected arm

After a stroke it is important to prevent damage to the affected arm. The arm can look weak/heavy (low tone or flaccid) or be stiff (high tone or spastic). Following stroke the normal balance of tension in the muscles known … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Physical deficits

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Practical advice for dyspraxia – tasks

Tips during tasks Be patient try to let the person work the problem out first, then if they still have difficulty give a prompt or reminder. Work on just one task at a time. Try to do this when the … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Perceptual Problems

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