International Stroke Week is upon us, but the majority of people remain uneducated on the risk factors and signs of strokes. A stroke is a sudden interruption in the blood supply of the brain. Most strokes are caused by an abrupt blockage of arteries leading to the brain (ischemic stroke).
A serious fall can be a life-changing event and therefore client and family training is essential to try to prevent falls and try to reduce a fall’s risk. There are a few simple things you can do around your house to prevent this from happening.