Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Stroke information

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This guide offers practical guidance to help you choose the right accommodation after a stroke. It outlines some of your options, including making adjustments to your existing home, and living in a residential home or sheltered housing. The checklists can also help you make sure you're asking the right questions when making those all-important housing decisions.

Topics include:

  • Getting a needs assessment.
  • Care and support plans.
  • Funding for changes to your home.
  • Finding a care home.
  • Paying for care.
  • NHS continuing healthcare.
  • Power of attorney.
  • Sheltered housing.
  • Complaining about a care home.

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Document date

Publication date
May 2019
Next review due
September 2021

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