Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

3: Reducing the risk of stroke


This activity explores the knowledge and skills required by health and social care staff to recognise the risk factors associated with stroke.


Learning points:

  • Identify the lifestyle factors which increase the risk of stroke
  • Identify the medical conditions which increase the risk of stroke
  • Explain the lifestyle modifications and medical treatments which may reduce the risk of stroke

Page last reviewed: 10 Nov 2020