Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

Driving: Scenario – Flora

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

They have recently celebrated their ruby wedding anniversary and live in a rural area with poor transport options.

  • Prior to her stroke, Flora was a very active lady who was heavily involved in her local community; Church; SWRI (Scottish Woman’s Rural Institute).
  • Flora looks after her 3 grandchildren after school and during the school holidays.
  • Prior to her stroke she was fully independent with daily activities and was a driver. She has been having to support her husband with tasks as his condition progresses.

Page last reviewed: 03 Mar 2020