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Support Coordinators

The 4 things to remember post-lockdown

–   AUGUST 2021   –

The 4 things to remember post-lockdown


Lockdown is over and we expected to feel excited and relieved. That might have been the case for you but if you’ve also had other emotions cropping up that you hadn’t expected. None of us knew the full extent of what it would feel like to have our freedom back until now, and it’s important to give ourselves, and one another, extra care and understanding.

The 3 common mistakes that cause more harm than help in stroke rehabilitation

–   AUGUST 2021   –

The 3 common mistakes that cause more harm than help in stroke rehabilitation


When planning the best course of action for suitable rehabilitation exercises for someone recovering from a stroke, it is so important to remember that there is no cookie-cutter solution, where one approach fits all. We all have different, unique brains and no two strokes are the same either.

Why we give more time and you get less stress

–   JUNE 2021   –

Why we give more time and you get less stress


From the moment we start working with someone new on our service, we go the extra mile in how we invest our time. Like detectives, we begin an extensive process of discovery to learn everything we can about the participant’s disability, how it impacts their daily life, and where their goals sit in the context of their daily living. We also connect with their closest family members to get a better understanding of the medical history and to hear different viewpoints for a well-rounded picture. In addition, we reach out to their GP to compile a list of the participant’s medications and check them against their illnesses and symptoms.

Why people with neurological conditions experience chronic respiratory issues

–   JUNE 2021   –

Why people with neurological conditions experience chronic respiratory issues


Connecting the dots between neuro and respiratory conditions
The link between neurological conditions and co-existing respiratory conditions impacts so many people, and yet it is not being given the focused attention it urgently requires. At Active Edge Physio, we are passionate about taking a personalised holistic approach to health, considering the intricate interconnections throughout the whole body, as opposed to viewing it in isolated sections.

The 5 ways Active Edge offers more than multi-disciplinary organisations

–   MAY 2021   –

The 5 ways Active Edge offers more than multi-disciplinary organisations


Support coordinators understandably want to find the best solution for the people in their care. On the outset, it might appear that selecting a multi-disciplinary clinic, where several services are offered under one roof, will save time and money.

How a change in mobility impacts physical capability and the possible consequences

–   APRIL 2021   –

How a change in mobility impacts physical capability and the possible consequences


Any change in mobility can dramatically reduce people’s ability to function if they are living with a neurological disorder. Lockdown closures have resulted in limited activity taking place, with people confined to their homes for extensive periods of time. 

Spotting hidden traumatic brain injury disabilities and how you can help

–   MARCH 2021   –

Spotting hidden traumatic brain injury disabilities and how you can help


Those who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI), depending on the level of their executive dysfunction, will sometimes try to hide their resulting disabilities. 

There are several reasons why this happens, including: