Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


06: Cognition and perception following stroke

This module aims to provide you with a working knowledge of human cognition and perception, understand the impact of their impairment after stroke, and be aware of some techniques which you can apply to help your patients and clients.

The answers to all the test questions are contained within the module. This information may be provided in the ‘Additional Information’ boxes on some of the pages.

NB: Information within this module is due to be reviewed. Updated content will appear here shortly.


Introduction

Module authors This module has been developed by: Group Lead Charlie Chung, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist in Stroke, NHS Fife...

Case 1: Norah

Norah is 73 years old and prior to her stroke was a fit and active lady. She lives with her...

Case 2: Alec

Alec is 56 years old. He is a retired bank manager who lives with his wife Betty. Since retiring he...

Case 3: Mark

Emma, the stroke nurse, is off to see a new patient for a routine follow-up appointment. Below is the referral...

Case 4: Dorothy

The patient Dorothy is 66 years old and is now retired. She used to work as a secretary for a...

Conclusion

Cognition and memory video (YouTube) The following film clips show real patients discussing the issues affecting their cognition and memory...

Module test

This is the module test for ‘Cognition and perception’. It is strongly recommended that you work through the learning materials...