Sit-to-Stand Training for Survivors of Stroke in a Long-Term Care Setting

Active, not recruiting

Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Diagnosis of cerebrovascular accident
- Reside in Long-Term Care Facility
- Have physician approval to participate in the study
- Are unable to stand up independently from a 16" surface without using their hands
- Have given informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- Expect to be leaving the facility in less than 24 weeks
- Have a terminal illness
- Have a total hip replacement or other orthopedic complication that prevents them from being able to safely use protocol
- Have pain that prevents their participation
- Are at higher risk for falling (i.e. blood pressure disorder/postural hypotension, vestibular disorder)