Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


This activity explored the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to be aware of the problems of incontinence after stroke and be able to deal with it in a sensible manner which minimises the individuals distress.

You should now be able to:

  • Explain the factors which may cause an individual to be incontinent following stroke
  • Describe how incontinence following stroke may affect an individual’s well-being
  • Outline methods which may be used to identify incontinence problems following stroke
  • Identify strategies to assist an individual experiencing incontinence problems following stroke



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