Current care in stroke (part 1)

Current Care Part 1

The aim of this course is to enhance the knowledge, skills and confidence of health and social care staff working with people affected by stroke,with the content aligned to the Stroke Core Competencies for healthcare staff (NES 2005).

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Have increased their knowledge, skills and confidence related to stroke
  • Have the opportunity to apply knowledge into practice through the use of a stroke competency toolkit known as the ‘SCoT’

Course Outline

Day 1 Day 2
  • What is a stroke?
  • Organisation of stroke services
  • Experiencing stroke workshop
  • Swallowing & Nutrition after Stroke
  • Communication & Stroke
  • Activities of Daily Living & Stroke
  • Skin Care after Stroke
  • Continence & Stroke
  • Psychological Aspects in Stroke Care
  • Physical Ability after Stroke (theory & practical sessions)
  • Spiritual Care in Stroke
  • Stroke Core Competencies and ‘SCoT'

Who can attend this course?

All health and social care staff in Fife who work with stroke patients and their carers.

Course dates and how to book?

Go to our booking form and details page for current dates and details on how to book or contact:

Joanne Graham
Stroke Education Facilitator for NHS Fife
Admin Block
Lynebank Hospital
Halbeath Road
Dunfermline
KY11 4UW

Tel: 01383 565379
Email: joanne.graham@nhs.net

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