Creating a personalized map for people with stroke – Hamilton Health Sciences

HHS rehabilitation patient David Dayler struggled with his muscle memory after experiencing a stroke, but he is now back to enjoying favourite pastimes including playing the piano. Dayler helped develop a treatment map for people with stroke, to illustrate how navigate the complex world of recovery.

David Dayler’s world was turned upside down when he suffered a stroke almost five years ago.

“Until then I had never been sick a day in my life,” says Dayler, 72, of Ancaster, who has almost fully recovered and is back to work as the director of faith formation at his church.

“In the days and weeks following my stroke, I felt like I had lost control over my life. I found myself in a health-care system that I knew very little about. It was unnerving and scary.”

Read more at: