The living standard of people after stroke


  • Monika Donevová
  • Vanda Hájková


stroke, emotionality, life story


The living standard of people after stroke. – This article discusses the complex issue of life after suffering from a stroke. In recent years, it has been confirmed that cognitive impairment is common for people who have experienced a stroke. The stroke has also a negative impact on the whole family that is forced to adapt to the illness and its consequences. The relatives often deal with the new situation with difficulties and can even find themselves under a bigger pressure of events than the afflicted person. Nonetheless, the person who has experienced a stroke needs a huge emotional but likewise physical support from his closest ones.