Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

17: Emotions

Introduction and Learning Points


This activity looks into the knowledge and skills required to enable Health and Social Care Staff to meet the basic emotional needs of individuals following stroke.

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

Learning Points
  • Explain the reasons why an individual may be emotionally distressed following a stroke
  • Describe the effects of being emotionally distressed following stroke
  • Identify strategies which may be used to assist an individual experiencing emotional problems following stroke

Page last reviewed: 18 Oct 2020