Stroke Education - The World's #1 Stroke Recovery & Prevention Systems

By: Stroke Education  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Dvd, Stroke Prevention, Family Caregivers

Our stroke education video products provide medically accurate and easy-to-follow step-by-step educational and training materials for stroke survivors and their families.

The rehabilitation procedures shown on the videos can be used at home or any other facility by people who have no special medical background but who are caring for their loved ones. With this comprehensive stroke training solution shown on our video products you will learn how to provide everyday care for a stroke person and carry out rehabilitation exercises in the medically correct way.

 

Our video products cover over 60 different care, rehabilitation techniques and coping strategies to choose from (e.g. feeding, massage, physical exercises, bathing, walking, fatigue and memory management etc). All training procedures are accompanied by easy-to-understand explanatory commentaries from health professions.

Stroke persons and their family caregivers shown on the video products also offer their experiences, and provide coping strategies that you will find useful. Most importantly, you will see that you are not alone – and if they can do it, you can do it too.

Powerful New Tools for Stroke Prevention and Recovery Now Available for both downloads and physical delivery!

In the world-breakthrough, New Zealand Stroke Education charitable Trust is offering a range of new tools to aid stroke prevention and recovery.

A new series of video's in  format is now available for downloads (physical copies of the DVDs are available in PAL and NTSC formats). For the first time learning and instruction on stroke caring and rehabilitation is available in visual form that makes it so much easier for stroke survivors and their family caregivers. These video materials are available not only in the hard format () but also in electronic format as individual  showing a range of ,  and. Developed by stroke authorities, no medical or special medical training is needed to use the s.

 The  and  show exactly how to manage everyday needs and provide practical demonstrations or exercises and other techniques to improve the quality of life of stroke survivors and their .

DVD 1: Understanding Stroke : Experts' Advice (ISBN 978-0-9582836-0-1)

The latest breakthroughs in stroke science suggest that stroke can be avoided in over 90% of cases, and for those who have had a stroke, the outcome can be substantially improved. How is this achieved?

Watching this DVD is the first step.

The DVD covers various aspects of stroke: spanning from understanding what stroke is and how to avoid it, to the understanding of the consequences of stroke, and practical recommendations on what to do to improve recovery and reduce stroke impact on stroke survivors, their families and caregivers.

Richly illustrated by animations and video interviews with leading health professionals, this comprehensive and cutting-edge educational DVD provides important and potentially life-saving information for stroke survivors, their families and carers and those who are at risk of stroke.

There are dozens of important practical issues and real-life questions addressed in the DVD!

For example, health professionals who are experts on smoking, physical activity, as well as a dietician, rehabilitation specialist, neuro-psychologist, geriatric specialist, community nurse, and neurologist are interviewed and provide practical advice on how to stop smoking, increase your physical activity, improve your nutrition, and deal with various stroke consequences.

Chapter 1: Understanding Stroke

(approx. running time 40 min)

• Understanding the brain
• Understanding strokes and a TIA 
• Understanding stroke risk factors 
• Treatment options for strokes
• Laboratory investigations in a stroke
• Possible outcomes following a stroke

Chapter 2: Experts’ Interviews

(approx. running time 87 min 30 sec)

• Expert on smoking
• Expert in physical activity 
• Dietician/nutritionist 
• Rehabilitation specialist 
• Neuro-psychologist
• Geriatric specialist 
• Community nurse
• Neurologist

DVD 2: Home care and rehabilitation (ISBN 978-0-9582836-1-8)

This world first award-winning DVD video guide to stroke recovery provides medically accurate and easy- to-follow, step-by-step educational and training information for stroke survivors and their families. The rehabilitation procedures can be used at home or any other facility by people who have no special medical background but who are caring for their loved ones.

With this comprehensive stroke training solution DVD you will learn how to care for a stroke person and carry out rehabilitation exercises correctly.

The DVD contains 35 different care and rehabilitation techniques to choose from (e.g. feeding, massage, physical exercises, bathing, walking etc).

All training procedures are accompanied by easy to understand explanations from health professionals.

Chapter 1: Early Care and Hygiene

(approx. running time 22 min)

• Recovery Position
• Preventing bedsores 
• Changing sheets
• Mouth care 
• Eye care
• Adjusting the bed
• Compressive stocking (currently not recommended in stroke)
• Dealing with incontinence
• Rolling in bed with help
• Putting on a hand splint
• Arm sling support
• Putting on an ankle splint
• Feeding
• Bathing and showering
• Dressing

Chapter 2: Rehabilitation Exercises

(approx. running time 39 min)

• Bed exercises
• Mouth and voice exercises
• Breathing exercises
• Hand exercises
• Arm and hand movements 
• Leg movements
• Hand massage
• Leg massage
• Relaxation
• Body orientation 
• Balance exercises

Chapter 3: Moving Around

(approx. running time 18 min)

• Getting out of bed with a bed lever
• Standing up from bed with one carer
• Using a hoist 
• Transfer from bed to chair
• Walking
• Using the toilet
• Managing in the kitchen
• Using stairs
• Getting in the car

DVD 3: Coping with stroke aftermath  (ISBN 978-0-9582836-2-5)

Stroke is not the end of the world for stroke survivors and their families. There is always a potential for improvement. Capacity of the brain to recover after stroke is enormous and often continues for months and even years. Because of this, stroke survivors and their families should never give up their fight for recovery and better independence.

This DVD provides important and valuable insight into the lives of people who have survived stroke and for those who are caregivers. These people share their personal experiences of successful dealing with stroke and its various consequences at different time periods after the stroke. They offer their experiences and coping strategies that you will find useful.

Most importantly, you will see that you are not alone and if they could do it, you can do it too.

Chapters/sections

 •  The day of the stroke
 •  Why do strokes happen?
 •  Experience of hospitalization
 •  Effects of stroke on physical functioning and every-day activities
 •  Personal feelings after the stroke 
 •  Personal experience with the rehabilitation process and recovery
 •  Returning home after hospital 
 •  How to reduce your risk of another stroke? 

 •  Caregivers’ experience and advice for other caregivers

Stroke Recovery: the ultimate video guide for stroke survivors and their families, 2nd Edition, concise and updated (Stroke Education Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand) (ISBN 978-0-9582836-4-9)

This DVD is a concise and updated version of the three DVDs listed above. It is of 129 min duration in total. The emphasis in this DVD is on rehabilitation and stroke aftermath coping techniques. The DVD features 4 new rehabilitation procedures not covered by previous DVDs listed above: constraint-induced movement therapy, muscle strengthening, fatigue management, and memory management.

The DVD contains 45 different care, copying and rehabilitation techniques to choose from. It also contains a brief introduction to basics of stroke types.

Chapter 1: Understanding Stroke (running time: 6 min)

• What is a stroke?
• What is an ischemic stroke?
• What is an intracerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Chapter 2: Early care and Hygiene (running time: 21 min)

• Recovery Position
• Preventing bedsores
• Changing sheets 
• Mouth care 
• Eye care 
• Adjusting the bed
• Compressive stocking (currently not recommended in stroke)
• Dealing with incontinence
• Rolling in bed with help
• Putting on a hand splint
• Arm sling support
• Putting on an ankle splint
• Feeding
• Bathing and showering
• Dressing 

Chapter 3: Rehabilitation Exercises (running time: 55 min)

• Bed Exercises
• Mouth and voice exercises
• Breathing exercises
• Hand exercises
• Arm and hand movements
• Constrained-induced movement therapy
• Muscle strengthening
• Leg movements
• Hand massage
• Leg massage
• Fatigue management
• Memory management
• Relaxation
• Body orientation
• Balance exercises

Chapter 4: Moving Around  (running time 16 min)

• Getting out of bed with a bed lever
• Standing up from bed with one carer
• Transfer from bed to chair
• Walking
• Using the toilet
• Managing in the kitchen
• Using stairs
• Getting in the car

Chapter 5: Coping with stroke aftermath (running time: 21 min)

•  Experience of hospitalisation
•  Effects of stroke on physical functioning and everyday activities
•  Personal feeling after the stroke
•  Personal experience with the rehabilitation process and recovery
•  Returning home after hospital
•  How to reduce your risk of another stroke?

Chapter 6: Experience of caregivers (running time: 11 min)

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Keywords: Dvd, Family Caregivers, Stroke Prevention