Evidence for Stroke Family Caregiver and Dyad Interventions

Published: July 17, 2014

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  • Stroke is a leading cause of severe, long-term disability, and most stroke survivors are cared for by family members within the home.
  • Stress of the caregiver becomes a leading cause of institutionalization of the stroke survivor; institutionalization results in increased healthcare system costs.
  • This paper is a systematic review of evidence targeting stroke caregivers and their dyad interventions.