Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


This activity explored 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.

You should now be able to:

  • 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

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

Page last reviewed: 21 Jan 2020