Case study
Published on 15 Mar 2011

This case study is designed to show how reablement can improve the quality of life for someone who has become dependent on services and has lost independence.

  • Mike is a man in his 60s
  • He has had a stroke which affected his left side, which means his speech in unaffected but his movement is restricted
  • He has little function in his left arm (can't grip)
  • Left leg is affected but he can walk with a stick
  • His wife, who died a year ago, did all kitchen related work (cooking in particular)