Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


10: Resuming daily activities after stroke

This module aims to provide an understanding of issues relating to the resumption of normal daily life and activities after a stroke. This module could cover many aspects of a person’s life however we have chosen to deal with four commonly reported areas of difficulty; return to work, sexuality, driving and leisure activities.

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 Group Lead Thérèse Jackson, Consultant Occupational Therapist in Stroke, NHS Grampian Group Members Jill Beswick, Specialist Rehabilitation Occupational...

Vocational Rehabilitation: Scenario – Rosemary

Rosemary Duncan is a 47-year old woman who had a stroke 5 months ago and is currently an in-patient on...

Sexuality: Scenario – Les

What is sexuality? On completion of this case scenario you should have an understanding of: sexuality after stroke the need...

Driving: Scenario – Flora

Flora Forbes is a 63-year old married woman. She lives with her 75-year old husband. He has progressive Parkinson’s disease....

Leisure: Scenario – Mr McGuire

Introduction Within life individuals build their life around three main spheres; work and family, leisure and self-care/activities of daily living...

Conclusion

Having completed this module you will have learned via the 4 patient scenarios about driving, vocational rehabilitation, leisure, and sexuality....

Page last reviewed: 27 Feb 2020