Fall Prevention and Stroke Rehabilitation Program

stroke program

Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center partners with Preferred Therapy Solutions on the Falls
Prevention & Stroke Rehabilitation Program. This program is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary
approach for patients that suffered a Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) which is often referred to
as a Stroke. Included in this program is the education and rehabilitation on falls prevention.

HOW DOES A STROKE IMPACT MY
SAFETY AND MY RISK OF FALLING?

• Loss/reduced sensation and
muscle control can lead to
tripping and a possible fall
• Visual changes could impact
ability to move safely in your
home
• Potential loss of balance
increases the risk of a fall

WHAT CAN I DO TO REDUCE
MY RISK FOR FALLS?

• Maintain a good diet and
hydration throughout the day
• Keep active and exercise daily
• Make sure your home has
adequate lighting, space
to move about safely, and is
clutter free
• Reach out for medical or
family assistance when needed

WHAT CAN MY REHAB TEAM
DO FOR ME?

• Assess the type and severity
of stroke you had and develop
your treatment plan
• Provide education and training
on safe mobility and activities of
daily living
• Assess need for adaptive
equipment
• Provide education on proper diet
and nutrition