- Interrupting the person or finishing their sentences as they may lose track of what they are trying to tell you. Some people with communication difficulties also find this very frustrating.
- Pretending you have understood when you haven’t as this will lead to a breakdown in communication
- Discussing the person with others in the room and not involving the person in the conversation
- Reacting to swear words as these can be automatically produced as a result of the stroke and the person may have no control over these
Strategies to assist… Impact of communication…
Page last reviewed: 27 Jan 2020