2019

Benefits Of Geriatric Occupational Therapy After A Stroke

If your senior loved one has suffered a stroke, the neurologist may have recommended that he or she enroll in a geriatric short term occupational therapy program. A stroke, or cerebral vascular accident, can cause complete or partial paralysis, speech problems, neurological deficits, vision problems, and mobility problems. Fortunately, occupational therapy can help improve, or in some cases, completely restore, strength in the upper part of the body. Here are some ways geriatric short term occupational therapy services can help your loved one overcome the effects of a stroke: