Equipment and Supplies for Stroke Care
Certain equipment and supplies will help you provide at home care after a stroke. There are two types: general medical supplies and durable medical equipment. Before buying anything or signing a rental contract, ask your doctor, physical or occupational therapist, or nurse.
Background on catheters, Foley catheters, and practical tips for providing care to a patient with a catheter.
Get the information you need to know about paying for medical equipment and how to get payment assistance from Caring.com. If you need assistance in paying for medical equipment: * Ask the doctor to write an order for a home evaluation (assessment), including an evaluation of needed equipment.