Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

9: Activities of daily living

Introduction and Learning Points



This activity explores the knowledge and skills required by health and social care staff to understand the effect that a stroke may have on a person’s ability to carry out activities of daily living.

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

Learning Points:

  • Describe how the effects of stroke may impact on an individual’s ability to perform daily living activities
  • Explain how to identify which activities an individual requires assistance with following stroke
  • Explain the balance between ensuring an individual’s safety and promoting independence/autonomy following stroke

Page last reviewed: 17 Oct 2020