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Help with stroke victim decisions
My had a severe stroke during a heart cath procedure in late august 2020 and the left side of her body has no movement. She is currently home eating and swallowing well talking good, but a lot of crazy talks. I am taking care of her with the help of hospice. In the past month she has had epsiodes of TIA or siezures they last appromimately 30-45 seconds and she is back to as she was before the epsiode. We have been doing range/motion exercises several times a week here at home
I am not sure how to handle this I have plans to let neurolgist take test and see what is happening. She is bedridden and getting her to the doctors office will be a challenge. I would like to get her moved to skilled nursing facility for rehab. I will have to cut ties with hospice if I do take her to the doctor.
Has anyone had a situation like mine. Any advice will be appreciated.
AHAModerator, January 19, 2021 8:57am EST
I'm so sorry to hear you're going through this, I can't imagine how difficult this must be. It's great to hear she's having no issues with eating and talking and that you have plans to see a neurologist. As you continue to garner advice and insights from others on these forums, I would also encourage you to review these Recovery After Stroke resources. Please keep us updated on how she's doing.
The AHA Team
MarcellaP, January 29, 2021 10:15pm EST
Sorry to hear of the incident. If you have to cut ties with the current hospice, is there another one you could utilize later of needed? I imagine talking with a neurologist might give you some good insights as to what is best. Good luck!