Recovery: The process a person experiences to restore health, wellness and function after illness.
Rehabilitation: The process of restoring health, wellness, function and independence after illness through therapy provided by an interprofessional health care team.
· Inpatient rehabilitation: Therapy offered in a hospital setting.
· Outpatient rehabilitation: Therapy offered in a community-based setting such as a day hospital, rehabilitation centre or clinic.
Respite care/services: Short term and temporary care for persons with stroke to allow caregivers time away from their caregiving responsibilities.
Risk factor: A characteristic of a person (or group of people) that makes one more likely to develop a particular disease or condition.