Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)



7: Limb weakness

Introduction

This activity explores the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to understand the effects of limb/facial weakness and the consequences that this may have for a person with a stroke.

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

Learning Points:

  • Describe the effects of face, arm and leg weakness following stroke
  • Identify potential risks associated with a weak arm following stroke
  • Describe the care/management of a weak arm following stroke

Page last reviewed: 17 Jan 2020