Stroke Awareness training course

Around 1 in 5 women and 1 in 6 men will have a stroke in their lives. That’s pretty high. Survival rates and quality of life can highly depend on the speed that support is given.

In this Stroke Awareness training course we look at stroke symptoms and the importance of acting quickly. We explore what can cause strokes and how the risks can be reduced.

We will cover the impact on people’s lives and what care workers can do to support a stroke survivor.

  • Increase awareness of the signs that someone may have had a stroke
  • Identify the importance of acting quickly
  • Using BEFAST acronym
  • Understand the challenges stroke survivors experience
  • Identify treatments and therapies stroke survivors experience
  • Know how to approach supporting stroke survivors
  • Understand the importance of active participation and person-centred support
  • Know what and when to report
This Stroke Awareness course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about strokes.We offer our courses for your LMS as SCORM files. Depending on the scope of what you need there may be a charge for this. Please connect to discuss it with us.
This course will take 30 Minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Stroke Awareness eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Stroke Awareness course

  • What is a stroke?
  • Types of stroke
  • Stroke prevention
  • Signs, symptoms and first aid
  • Diagnosis
  • Challenges and impact on people’s lives
  • Treatments and therapies
  • Supporting stroke survivors
  • Promoting active participation and person-centred support
  • Monitoring and reporting

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