Global Aphasia Home Care
Home care for aphasia may include:
- Encourage communication in a person with aphasia:
- Aphasia support group
- If necessary repeat the words or write down key words to clarify meaning.
- Allow the person plenty of time to talk.
- Ask for and value the opinion of the person with aphasia.
- Avoid correcting the speech of someone with aphasia.
- Include the person with aphasia in conversations.
- Keep language simple by using short, uncomplicated sentences.
Global Aphasia Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have aphasia and any of the following:
Continue to Global Aphasia Outlook
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