Strokes are a common cause of death and disability among older people, yet standards of care vary hugely.
This three-hour introductory / refresher course helps staff care effectively for people who have had a stroke.
Introduction / Refresher
Nurses and Carers
To enable nursing and care staff to provide safe, effective care for people who have had a stroke
Up to 15 students
- Definition and prevalence of stroke
- Risk factors for stroke
- Motivation, support and rehabilitation
- Recognising and dealing with
- Manual handling issues
- Pressure area care
- Nutrition and hydration issues
- Communication issues
- The need for a multidisciplinary
- Preventing strokes
- Knowledge test
Lecture, group discussion, case studies
and practical exercises.
Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.
- Care Standards Act regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- National Vocational Qualifications
- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement
Dependent on your training needs.
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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