HSG Stroke Awareness

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: eLearning

Approximately 100,000 people in the UK each year suffer from Stroke

A brain attack, more commonly known as a Stroke, occurs when the blood supply to an area of the brain is shut off, this often causes damage to both the mind and body.

This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of Stroke, help you to pinpoint the recognition factors and identify what actions to take once stroke is identified.

Who is the course for?

Healthcare professionals with the responsibility of caring and supporting people with stroke or stroke-related illness.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand how Stroke occurs
  • Explain the different types of Stroke
  • Identify the common signs and symptoms of a Stroke
  • Understand the importance of responding immediately
  • Know what action to take once Stroke has been identified
  • Identify the different types of risk factors
  • Understand Stroke-related impairments
  • Acknowledgement of how communication is affected
  • Provide support for patient after a Stroke

Content

  • What is stroke; explanation and causes
  • Identify different types of stroke
  • Stroke effects on mobility and communication
  • Common signs and symptoms of stroke
  • FAST test
  • Treatment of stroke, rehabilitation
  • Emergency response
  • Providing support
  • Living with Stroke

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