Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

1: Cause of stroke


This activity explores the knowledge and skills required by health and social care staff to understand the causes of stroke.

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

Learning Points:

  • Explain what a stroke is
  • State the causes of stroke
  • Describe the relationship between the area of the brain affected by the stroke and the extent of the damage

Page last reviewed: 08 Jan 2020