Case 2: Mary

photo portrait of Mary, a middle-aged womanBackground information

 

Mary Lumley

Mary Lumley is a 60-year old teacher who is about to retire. She and her husband (who is fit and well) are looking forward to their retirement together. She has two grown-up children and three grandchildren who she is actively involved with.

Mary is socially active and has varied hobbies and interests including walking, gardening, dancing, playing bridge and reading. She is a well organised woman who takes care of all household tasks. Mary does not smoke but enjoys a glass of wine in the evening with her meal. She had no psychological difficulties before her stroke.

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