Care recipient (cr) has hard time understanding television programs following stroke

Try: #if a cr cr’s ability to take in

Materials: Television or cable service with closed caption mode option

Categories: Communicating, Housekeeping Home Maintenance, Leisure, Socialization, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision

Information: Has been affected by a stroke receiving multiple clues about what is happening may be helpful #if a cr is having trouble following television news or shows enable the closed captioning feature on the television set or cable set up or if viewing a disk through the viewing options menu offered on the disk #closed captioning a running frame at the bottom of the screen features the words spoken throughout a program newscast or commercial along with notes of when laughter or sighs are heard #seeing the words won’t help every stoke survivor but for some closed captioning will add another layer of meaning and organization to a world that the stroke may have left looking somewhat confusing information

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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