Aims to: Raise awareness of what a stroke is and what action to take if you suspect someone is having a stroke
- Describe what vascular disease is and list the type of conditions it can cause.
- Define what stroke and TIA are.
- Recall the FAST test.
- Explain why stroke is a medical emergency.
- List the most common risk factors for stroke and vascular disease and define steps which can be taken to reduce them.
Audience: Individuals interested in knowing more about strokes, stroke prevention and the work of the Stroke Association.
*Open to Service Users and Family Carers