Conclusion

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

Specifically you will have considered:

  • The effects a stroke may have on a person’s ability to return to work and how to advise a person on return to work issues and who to refer to for more specialised assessment and advice.
  • The impact of stroke on a person’s ability to resume normal sexual activity and intimate relationships, what advice to them and where to access more specialised advice if necessary.
  • The effects a stroke may have on a person’s ability to return to driving including the legal aspects and regulations around resuming driving after a stroke, and how to refer someone for specialised advice and assessment of driving abilities.
  • The effects of stroke on a person’s ability to resume leisure pursuits after stroke and the management and options available for resumption of leisure activities.

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