Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

2: Effects of stroke


This activity explores the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to recognise the early signs of stroke and be aware of the treatment options.

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

Learning Points:

  • State the importance of early recognition and treatment of stroke
  • Suggest why an individual’s condition may deteriorate in the first few days following stroke
  • Describe the medical treatments which may be given within 4½ hours of stroke

Page last reviewed: 13 Jan 2020