What is the role of a rehabilitation nurse in stroke rehabilitation?

A rehabilitation nurse helps you learn to carry out the activities involved in daily personal care. These include taking your medication on the right schedule, bathing, using the bathroom, and getting yourself in and out of a wheelchair. Rehabilitation nurses can also teach you exercises and other strategies to control incontinence. Rehabilitation nurses educate relatives, friends, and other caregivers about how to take care of someone who has had a stroke.

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