Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


This activity explored the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to assess an individual’s level of consciousness, airway, breathing and circulation.

You should now be able to:

  • Assess the individual’s Airway, Breathing and Circulation and level of consciousness
  • Explain the action to take if the individual has a blocked airway
  • Explain the action to take if the individual is not breathing and/or has no pulse

NB: Please be advised that during the Covid-19 pandemic the guidelines on carrying out CPR may be different.  Please refer to the Resuscitation Council UK and your local Health Board  for further guidance and resources.

Further Information 

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Page last reviewed: 29 Sep 2020