Caring For Your Stroke Patients Who Have Dementia With Karen Malone

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Today we have Karen Malone who is also a Physical Therapist.

Her specialty is stroke. We’re here today to learn about stroke and the different interventions that we can do if you have a patient who has dementa and also had a stroke.

In this episode with Karen Malone:

01:00 – Where is Karen Malone from and where does she practice?
02:00 – Did Karen get a certification to care for people who have had a stroke?
05:00 – Using meaningful activities for your patients
08:00 – What are the causes of stroke?
10:30 – Blood pressure
13:00 – No two strokes are the same so you will need to consult with a therapist
16:00 – How is perception affected in stroke patients?
18:30 – Tips for you if you have a loved one or a patient who has had a stroke
Karen,s website: https://ptforstroke.com/
Karen’s FB group: The Stroke Movers
Join us in our Dementia Group, ALZ Prime – https://www.facebook.com/groups/AlzPrime/

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Dr Michael Chua PT, DPT

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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