Chapter 9. Resettlement

  1. Dr Judi Edmans Therapists Specialist
  1. Dr. Pip Logan2 and
  2. Fiona Skelly1

Published Online: 13 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323801.ch9

Occupational Therapy and Stroke, Second Edition

Occupational Therapy and Stroke, Second Edition

How to Cite

Logan, P. and Skelly, F. (2010) Resettlement, in Occupational Therapy and Stroke, Second Edition (ed J. Edmans), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323801.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Community Rehabilitation Team, Rotherham, UK

  2. 2

    University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 JUN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192668

Online ISBN: 9781444323801

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Keywords:

  • resettlement;
  • home visits - patient assessment, of safety in returning home and home environment;
  • community rehabilitation, for stroke services in community;
  • rapid response service - timely hospital discharge and hospital admission prevention;
  • hospital at home/community rehabilitation teams - rehabilitation at home;
  • occupational therapist role - intermediate care services, preparing for return home;
  • National Clinical Guidelines for Stroke - working closely with carers of stroke patients;
  • leisure rehabilitation, participation in leisure decreasing after stroke;
  • cognitive ability, vital role in driving performance after brain damage;
  • Stroke Association - leaflet, for “Sex after Stroke” Fact sheet

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Home visits

  • Community rehabilitation

  • Support available after a stroke and self-management

  • Carers

  • Younger people

  • Lifestyle and long-term management

  • Leisure rehabilitation

  • Getting out of the house and transport

  • Driving after stroke

  • Vocational rehabilitation

  • Resuming sexual activity

  • Stroke education

  • Self-evaluation questions