Article
Premium

Stroke Care Management: Motivation and Engagement

CPDTime.
2m of CPD
Lack of motivation can impact negatively on the individual’s participation in rehabilitation and recovery phases post-stroke. Decreased participation and engagement during rehabilitation greatly influences the level of function gained, length of hospital stay, mood and discharge destination.

What's included in this resource?

  • CPDTime.
    2m of CPD
  • Article

What is this article about?

Lack of motivation can impact negatively on the individual’s participation in rehabilitation and recovery phases post-stroke. Decreased participation and engagement during rehabilitation greatly influences the level of function gained, length of hospital stay, mood and discharge destination. Motivation is the drive or reason that a patient has to participate in their rehabilitation. However, motivation levels can be negatively affected by apathy and depression, which are commonly seen in the stroke patient population. In literature and in clinical practice, the terms depression and apathy; are often used interchangeably. In psychiatric medicine, apathy is viewed as a symptom of depression. Neurologically, there are distinct differences between these two phenomena.

Ausmed resource artwork

Learning you'll love

An Ausmed Subscription will unlock access to 1,000+ learning resources. High quality education helps you provide high quality care.

Find out more

Contents

Document and reflect on your learning

  • CPDTime.
    2m of CPD

Meet the educator

AH
Annette Horton
Annette Horton is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years extensive nursing, rehabilitation and management experience. Since 2004 Annette has held a Nurse Unit Manager position of a regional rehabilitation unit in Queensland. Annette is a member of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association (ARNA) and has presented several papers at ARNA national conferences. Annette has her own nursing blog entitled Nurseconvo, and more recently has become a contributing writer for Ausmed. Interests include stroke, rehabilitation, continence, leadership and management, coaching and case management.
View Profile

What do others think?

51 reviews by Ausmed Learners
Sort by
Highest Rated
Lowest Rated
Most Recent
JC
Jacinta Chamings
09 Oct 2020
new knowledge learned
TK
Tammy keys
04 Feb 2022
gave me knowledge I was unaware of , such as music to aid in post stroke cognitive and verbal concerns.
AC
Andreia Collins
24 Jun 2021
If I have a client with stroke I will be able to assist with more knowledge
JB
Jillian Bellman
22 Nov 2019
Excellent new knowledge found.
EI
Eddie Irons
11 Jun 2020
Although this was a brief article, I felt that this allowed me to revisit this form of injury and complaint. Although still in paramedic practice, I tend not to see this group of patients given the nature of my role. I was happy with the content, explanation and resources offered to further establish my knowledge base and increase learning
DH
Dianne Hull
11 Oct 2020
This provides a good basic strategies for motivation and apathy
SC
soumya cherian
19 Sep 2020
.
4.4 / 5
1 star
0%
2 star
0%
3 star
9%
4 star
38%
5 star
53%

Here's some further inspiration

Practice Areas

Ausmed Premium

To access this resource, sign up for Ausmed Premium. With Premium, you’ll have unlimited access to everything you need to take your education and care to the next level.

Looking for something else?

Discover more learning

Sometimes I find it really hard to make time for my learning, but I was blown away by how easy it is with the Ausmed app. I can fit it in during breaks or on the bus to work.

- Maria, Registered Nurse