Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


This activity looked into the knowledge and skills required by health and social care staff to understand the effect that loss of feeling (sensation) may have on a person following stroke.

You should now be able to:

  • Describe the effects of loss of feeling on the face, arm and leg following stroke
  • Outline how/why the loss of feeling following stroke may be detrimental to the individual
  • Identify ways of protecting the individual from injury due to loss of feeling following stroke

You have reached the end of this Core Competency. Try this Core Competency again, or choose a different Core Competency.

Page last reviewed: 23 Jan 2020