Stroke Train the Trainer

Course Description
This course is a dedicated Train the Trainer course which qualifies the participant to teach a general awareness course designed to give staff an overall understanding of the issues facing Service Users with a Stroke

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Duration
6 Hours (Full Day)

Cost
£600 + VAT
per person

Travel cost and subsistence charges may be incurred dependant on location of training.

We do offer group or organisational discounts on application

An additional charge of £15 + VAT per learner is also made for certification for OCN accredited training.
(Correct at time of going to press)

Venue
This course could be run at our Training Centre in Rainham, Kent, but is typically run at client locations throughout the UK.

Assessment & Award
The course assessment is a short exercise aimed at ensuring staff have gained the necessary knowledge. On successful completion candidates will be awarded the appropriate certificate.

Content
Welcome and Introductions

  • What is a Stroke?
  • Types – Ischaemic and Haemorrhagic
  • Causes of Stroke
  • Risk Factors
  • Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention
  • Effects of Stroke
  • Communication difficulties
  • Workshop session
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Psychological difficulties
  • Sensory difficulties
  • Coping Strategies
  • Treatment

Evaluations and Close
Objectives

By the end of the session participants will have:

  • Gained an understanding of what Stroke means to the sufferer and the carer
  • Gained an understanding of the specific difficulties that can arise from Stroke
  • Explored some of the coping strategies for carers when caring for someone suffering from a Stroke
  • Gained an understanding of the long term complications that can arise as a result of suffering with a Stroke
  • Gained an appreciation of how healthy living and lifestyle will impact on the sufferer and the resultant management of Stroke
  • Be able to understand and recall the major teaching points from the session