Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


Conclusion

This activity explored the knowledge and skills required by health and social care staff to understand the effect that a stroke may have on a person’s behaviour and thinking processes.

You should now be able to:

  • Describe the types of cognitive problems which can occur following stroke
  • Identify the parts of the brain which are responsible for altered thinking processes following stroke
  • Identify strategies and routines which may be used to assist and individual with altered thinking processes following stroke
  • Explain how emotional distress, cognitive impairment, frustration and physical impairment following stroke may cause changes in an individual’s behaviour
  • State the effects that changes in behaviour following stroke may have on people involved with the individual
  • Identify strategies which may be used to assist and individual experiencing changes in behaviour following stroke

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

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