Stroke Aware

Aims to: Raise awareness of what a stroke is and what action to take if you suspect someone is having a stroke

Learning objectives:

  • 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