Hi all, some of you may remember my previous post https://www.agingcare.com/questions/grandmother-broke-her-wrist-i-feel-overwhelmed-450145.htm
Thank you again for all the replies and wonderful advice. Sadly, we now face a new set of challenges. Less than 2 weeks after the fall that broke her wrist, she has now had a major stroke. I was lucky enough to be in the room and caught it very quickly, however the stroke was caused by a large blood clot, and when going in to remove it via catheter, they discovered she also had an artery that was almost 100% blocked.
They did manage to open everything up and remove the clot, and she has already regained most of her speech, but even less than 12 hours after the stroke she is already causing a fuss wanting to come home despite a broken arm and near complete paralysis on her right side (the same side as the break)
Any ideas on how the break with effect her recovery? Will they send her home half paralyzed with just me and help from my mother twice a week? Can my mother, as her POA, push for a short term care facility until she is able to start therapy even if my grandma wants to come home?
Her neurologist is suppose to be calling in the morning, but it is more of a "whats happening right now" update than a long term planning call, and I would like to know some good questions to ask or recommendations to try and plan ahead for her post-hospital care.