Stroke and Falls Awareness

Strokes are one of the biggest causes of death and this course will give staff the most up to date information on the causes and treatments of the many conditions referred to as stoke. It will also increase confidence on how to advise people on its prevention, deal with the acute emergency and understand the latest rehabilitation methods.  It highlights the impact of falls upon the managment of this condition.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Spot the signs and symptoms of an impending stroke  
  • Update your ability to carry out fist aid for strokes & epilepsy
  • Describe the differences between the main forms of “stroke”
  • State the current treatment for the acute phase of stroke
  • Understand the relationship between stroke & Transient Ischaemic Attacks
  • Develop an empathic understanding of the emotional consequences of stroke
  • Understand how stroke can affect the workings of the brain
  • Improve your ability to communicate with dysphasic people
  • Identify the key components of successful rehabilitation
  • Outline the measures that can be taken to avoid strokes
  • Increased confidence in your ability to care for people who have had a stroke.

This Stroke Awareness training is delivered in 2 hours.

 

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Health & Social Care Training by Kate Hird