Effect of stroke on family carers and family relationships
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Gillespie, D. & Campbell, F. (2011) Effect of stroke on family carers and family relationships, Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), vol. 26, , pp. 39-46,
The effects of stroke on families are considerable. Family members may struggle to adapt to a care-giving role, and relationships between stroke survivors and those closest to them are often altered by the illness. This article provides an overview of the effects of stroke on family dynamics and identifies interventions to support stroke survivors and their families during this difficult time.