​These videos was brought to you by the Department of Physiotherapy at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), both are members of the SingHealth group.

Strength training exercises

1. Upper limb exercises (In bed)

 

This video features upper limb exercises stroke survivors can do at home while in bed.

2. Upper limb exercises (Sitting down)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to strengthen their affected arm while seated.

3. Lower limb exercises (In bed)

 

This video features lower limb exercises stroke survivors can do at home while in bed.

4. Lower limb exercises (Sitting down)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to strengthen their affected leg while seated.

Functional training exercises

1. Turning in bed

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to move in bed.

2. Reach forward

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to sit.

3. Sit-to-stand (with support)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to stand up.

4. Sit-to-stand (without support)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to stand up.

5. Sit-to-stand (without using affected side)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to stand up.

6. Sit-to-stand (weight shifted to affected side)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to stand.

7. Step forward (with unaffected leg)

 

This video features exercises stroke survivors can do at home to improve their ability to stand.

8. Helping a stroke patient to walk safely

 

This video demonstrates how a caregiver can assist a stroke survivor to walk safely and effectively.

Aerobic training exercises

1. Exercise while seated

 

This video features simple aerobic exercises stroke survivors can do at home while seated.

2. Exercise while standing

 

This video features simple aerobic exercises stroke survivors can do at home while standing.

Transferring a stroke patient

1. With minimal assistance

 

This video demonstrates how a caregiver can transfer a stroke survivor with minimal assistance.

2. With moderate assistance

 

This video demonstrates how a caregiver can transfer a stroke survivor with moderate assistance.

3. With maximum assistance

 

This video demonstrates how a caregiver can transfer a stroke survivor with maximum assistance.

4. With a hoist

 

This video demonstrates how to use a hoist to transfer an immobile patient.

Mindfulness exercise (for stress relief)

 

The mindfulness exercise is customised for stroke survivors and their caregivers. This video was provided courtesy of Dementia-Friendly Singapore.

Exercise at home with FAME

Check out more exercise videos for stroke survivors, developed by the Fitness and Mobility Exercise Programme (FAME). Click here to find out more.

All instructional videos shown here are intended for use in conjunction with training from a physiotherapist. If as a caregiver you have not received any training, please approach the physiotherapist caring for your family member.

Ref: K21