Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


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

You should now be able to:

  • 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




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

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