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Self-Managed Care

self managed care

​​​Recovery after stroke is a lifelong process. The path to recovery includes the opportunity for stroke survivors to self-manage their health and life.

What is self-management?

Self-management includes medical management, role management and emotional management. This involves working in partnership with your health care team, to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and resources to make informed decisions for your own well-being.

Components of self-management:

  • Understanding your condition
  • Individual assessment
  • Problem solving
  • Goal setting
  • Social support
  • Emotional health
  • Links to community resources

Self-Management Support

Your support team includes health care professionals, online service providers, family, friends and caregivers. These support systems will help provide emotional, social and physical support. 

Know that you are not alone contact the After Stroke Warmline for support and community connections at 1-888-540-6666.

Other resources:

Watch a video by KYOHealth on "What is Self-Management" 


Self-Managed Attendant Services in Ontario
What is Direct Funding?

Direct Funding is an innovative program enabling adults with physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendants. 

Attendants assist with routine activities of living such as dressing, grooming and bathing. 

As employers, participants​ are fully responsible for managing their own employees within a budget that is developed on an individual basis. 

For more information visit Direct Funding