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Neuroplasticity and recovery with Peter Levine
For our 5th anniversary we revisit neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change. To find out what’s new and how to use it for stroke recovery, we talk to Peter Levine, the author of Stronger After Stroke.
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Respite CareRespite care is a short term care, provided in your own home or in an aged care home. Respite is often used when a carer needs a break. It can be planned or arranged in an emergency if needed.
For similar information see Caring for yourselfRespite care gives your carer a break.
Someone comes to your house for a short time.
They stay with you so your carer can do something else.
It can also be given in an aged care home.
This is usually for longer times.
It can be planned.
It can also be used in an emergency.