Paralysis is the medical condition where a person experiences loss of muscle function in the body, and as a result suffers from loss of any feeling in the affected part. It can either affect one side of the body or both. While paralysis can be caused due to various reasons, the most common reasons for the same are any form of injury to the spinal cord or head, stroke, trauma, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. It is common for paralysis to result in several secondary health conditions. Particularly urinary incontinence and bowel incontinence are known to affect many people who are affected by paralysis. Pressure ulcers, bed sores may also occur, as a result of constant pressure placed on particular tissues in the body while lying in one position.
The optimal management for each individual with paralysis depends on the type of paralysis and the effect this has on their quality of life. When a person suffers from paralysis, it can become increasingly difficult to look after personal hygiene and take care about various body care functions. Depending on the parts of the body that are affected, your loved one may require assistance in carrying out various bodily functions on a daily basis.
V-Golden Age Health & Mediecare (India) Pvt. Ltd. is one of its kind facility, an assisted living home offering step-down care for the aged as well as all those with a life-limiting illness, injury or in need of a short-term rehab after an accident. What makes the facility unique is its commitment to the cause and a refreshing approach of providing specialized attention and assistance, emotional and physical security, social companionship, a sense of belonging within the comforts of a homely atmosphere.
Our Paralysis Management Includes:
Helping with ADL: Activities of Daily Living (ADL) are self-care activities of the patient that he no longer perform without assistance. Washing, dressing, grooming, toileting and eating. In addition taking care of the patient’s medication and physical exercise.
Communication: It is important to understand what the patient needs to express even if he may not be able to put it into words. Communicating with them is a task of patience with words and sentences to be spoken slowly and clearly. Our caregivers have mastered this art to make the patients comfortable.
Disability Aid Devices: As mostly these patients are either bed ridden or then have lost the function of the lower part of their body on account of partial paralysis. Wheelchair assistance, special beds that can be elevated or lowered, and other aid devices are provided.
Physiotherapy: Physiotherapy improves many factors associated with an ailing body. Though in paralysis, it may be impossible to cure it totally but small improvements can be brought about by simple in-place exercises or movements. .
Our expert physiotherapists help the paralytic residents to be better in functional ability and independence through feasible exercises.