Stroke Recovery Home Care in Knoxville, TN


Experiencing a stroke can be a life-altering event for the individual affected and their loved ones. Recovery often requires extensive support and rehabilitation. At Home Helpers Home Care of Knoxville, we’re dedicated to providing post-stroke home care services that cater to the unique needs of stroke survivors. Our goal is to assist in improving their quality of life through compassionate, personalized in-home care.


  • Rehabilitation Support: We collaborate with healthcare professionals to ensure that our care plans complement prescribed rehabilitation exercises and therapies.
  • Personal Care: Our caregivers assist with daily activities and personal care, helping stroke survivors maintain their independence at home.
  • Daily Support Services: From medication reminders to assistance with mobility, we provide the necessary support to help stroke survivors navigate their daily routines safely.
  • Personalized Home: Recognizing that each stroke survivor’s journey is unique, we tailor our care plans to meet each client’s needs and goals.


Stroke recovery often involves adapting to new physical limitations and relearning basic skills. Our adaptive home care for post-stroke patients focuses on creating an environment that promotes safety and independence.

We can provide:

  • Assessment of the home environment for safety and accessibility
  • Recommendations for adaptive equipment and home modifications
  • Assistance with exercises prescribed by physical therapists
  • Support with speech and communication if affected by the stroke

Understanding Stroke Care

A stroke is a medical emergency that disrupts blood flow to the brain, causing brain cells to die. The aftermath can be overwhelming, leaving you with questions about treatment, recovery, and your future health.

The First Steps: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Understanding Stroke Types: There are two main types of stroke: ischemic (caused by a blood clot) and hemorrhagic (caused by bleeding in the brain). Each requires specific treatment approaches.

  • Treatment Options: Depending on the type of stroke, treatment might involve clot-busting medications, surgical procedures to remove a clot or stop bleeding, and rehabilitation therapies.

The Road to Recovery: Rehabilitation and Lifestyle Changes

  • Rehabilitation is Key: Stroke rehabilitation involves various therapies like physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, to help you regain lost skills and functions.

  • Lifestyle Modifications: Your doctor will likely recommend lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of another stroke. This could include managing blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes, quitting smoking, and adopting a healthy diet and exercise routine.

  • Emotional Wellbeing: It’s common to experience emotional challenges after a stroke, such as anxiety or depression. Don’t hesitate to seek support from therapists or support groups specifically for stroke survivors.

Taking Charge of Your Recovery:

  • Ask Questions: Don’t be afraid to ask your healthcare provider questions about your stroke, treatment plan, and recovery process. The more informed you are, the better equipped you are to participate in your care.

  • Develop a Support System: Lean on your family, friends, and healthcare team for physical and emotional support.

  • Join a Support Group: Connecting with other stroke survivors can provide valuable insights, encouragement, and a sense of community.

  • Become an Advocate: Educate yourself about stroke prevention and risk factors. You can be a voice for yourself and others facing a similar situation.

Remember: Recovery from a stroke is a journey, not a destination. Patience, dedication, and a positive attitude are crucial for achieving the best possible outcome.


Choosing the right home care provider is crucial for a successful stroke recovery.

Here’s how we set ourselves apart:

  • A team of caregivers who are trained in stroke care
  • Personalized care plans developed in collaboration with healthcare providers
  • A compassionate approach that respects the dignity and independence of each client
  • Commitment to improving the overall well-being of stroke survivors

If you or a loved one requires stroke recovery assistance, please contact Home Helpers Home Care of Knoxville today. Our team is ready to provide the support and care necessary to navigate the journey to recovery.

Call (865) 412-4553 or contact us online for a free, in-home assessment.


$80 - $100 Value


Schedule Free Assessment Each office is independently owned and operated. Participating locations only.

Steps to Care

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    INITIAL CALL - Once we’ve received your information, we will have a detailed call to gather more information on the care situation, answer any pressing concerns, and set up a time to meet in person.

  • 2.

    IN-HOME CARE ASSESSMENT - Here we will answer all your questions, and ask some of our own to craft a Cared-4℠ Customized Care Plan to your unique needs.

  • 3.

    START OF CARE - We will come with our Caregiver on the first day of care to go through the Care Plan together and help with introductions.

  • 4.

    CLIENT VISITS - Once we have begun care, we will pop in at times our Caregiver is there to see how things are going and determine if we need to adjust the Care Plan.

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