Hypertension/Stroke

The best strategy for controlling and preventing high blood pressure is to begin with lifestyle changes. For seniors, this often means a combination of light exercise and medication. Right at Home can prepare a customised hypertension program to promote a healthier lifestyle, including:

Hypertension/Stroke Information and Resources


  • More than 50 million American and British citizens have high blood pressure. More than 30 percent of those affected don’t know it.
  • Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United Kingdom.
  • Up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable.
  • For a great resource on living with hypertension, visit the British Hypertension Society.  

"This was my first job in care and I was nervous about the responsibility it involved before I started, but Right at Home gave me such good training and my Registered Manager is always at the end of the phone if I need help or advice, or just a bit of reassurance. I've recently also finished my NVQ and had specialist training in dementia, which has really helped me to understand my clients' needs."

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