Stroke Recovery Association of BC

Recovering from a Stroke

Guides to Recovering from a Stroke

The purpose of the Guides to Recovering from a Stroke is to give stroke survivors and caregivers helpful and practical information. We will be adding more guidelines soon-check in regularly to see what’s new. If you would like copies of these Guides please send an email using our Contact Form or call us on 604 688 3603 or 1-888 313 3377

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Most of the Guides we have produced so far are listed below in English, Punjabi, Chinese, and Hindi.

Daily Living Guide

This guide will help to answer questions about how to successfully return home and resume daily living after stroke.

English (PDF) Punjabi (PDF) Hindi (PDF) Chinese (PDF)

Adjusting the Home after Stroke

This guide will help to answer two questions:

  • What can be done to make the home safe?
  • How can the home be set up to help recovery?

English (PDF) Punjabi (PDF) Hindi (PDF) Chinese (PDF)

Self-Advocacy

This guide will help to answer questions about how to get what you need after a stroke, whether you are a caregiver or a stroke survivor.

English (PDF) Punjabi (PDF) Hindi (PDF) Chinese (PDF)

Getting Back into the Community

This guide will help to answer questions about how to get back into the community after a stroke

English (PDF) Punjabi (PDF) Hindi (PDF) Chinese (PDF)

Understanding Aphasia

This guide will help to answer questions about speech and language impairment which can occur after a stroke.

English (PDF) Chinese (PDF)

Exercise and Mobility

This guide will help to answer questions about how to get enough exercise and improve your mobility after a stroke.

English (PDF) Punjabi (PDF) Hindi (PDF) Chinese (PDF)