Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

Mr MacDonald 4

4. Establish Mr MacDonald’s ability

carer checking the patient's records for information

Well done – this is the best course of action.

Appropriate knowledge about Mr MacDonald’s capabilities will allow you to move him safely and not cause injury to either him or yourself.

This information might be available from:

  • The person’s Care Plan
  • The person’s carer
  • Client-held records
  • Another member of the team with more knowledge of the person.

Page last reviewed: 21 Jan 2020