Stroke Recovery

Stroke recovery in hospice care is a process of providing comfort and support to a patient who has suffered a severe stroke and has a terminal prognosis. Valley View Hospice care for a stroke patient can help with:

  • Managing symptoms such as pain, breathing difficulties, nausea, constipation, or skin sores¹²
  • Providing safe and appropriate nutrition and hydration and addressing swallowing and gagging problems
  • Assisting with mobility and preventing complications from immobility, such as blood clots or infections
  • Offering emotional, spiritual, and social support to the patient and their family and helping them cope with grief, depression, anxiety, or fear
  • Coordinating care with the patient’s physician and other health care providers and ensuring the patient’s wishes and preferences are respected

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