This course will give you an essential understanding of Stokes whether you are a new or experience care worker, person who has had a stroke or a family carer wishing to learn more about the condition.
The aims of this unit are to understand the following:
- What is a Stroke?
- The different types of Strokes
- Who is at risk?
- How you can recognise signs and symptoms of a Stroke?
- How a Stroke is diagnosed?
- Treating a Stroke
- Effects of a Stroke – rehabilitation and support
- How you can support a person affected by a Stroke
- Professionals involved in the rehabilitation programme
Distance Learning course comes with a Stroke Awareness Study Guide for you to keep, a worksheet to submit your answers for marking, Learner Information Form and a prepaid return envelope. Simply return your Learner Information form and worksheet in the prepaid envelope and if you have reached the required pass rate you will receive (within 4 weeks) your marked worksheet, feedback on your answers from our distance learning department and a certificate of achievement.
Completion of this course is expected within one month. Extensions to this time frame may be given in some circumstances. Additional charges may be made if completed submission is received after the agreed submission dates. For further terms and conditions, please click here.
You can get additional support or ask questions through a dedicated distance learning email address.