Social services study days

Aims

To enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in working with people affected by stroke and to raise awareness of the issues affecting people living with stroke.

Objectives

By the end of the study day participants will have:

  • Updated / refreshed knowledge about causes, complications and treatment of stroke
  • Increased skills and confidence in the areas of communication, swallowing difficulties and psychological aspects following stroke

Course outline

  • What is a stroke?
  • Experiencing stroke workshop
  • Psychology and stroke
  • Communication, swallowing and ways to help
  • Physical Management

Target audience

Social services and community care staff.

How do I apply for the courses?

Go to our booking form and details page for the stroke course to suit you 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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