This outstanding stroke resource will help you to recognise signs of stroke, allowing you to act in a way that can help save lives.

If you suspect somebody in your care is having a stroke you have only a matter of seconds to act. You need to know how to respond quickly and competently. Full understanding of strokes, including causes, identifying the signs and symptoms and recovery is integral to fulfilling your duty of care.

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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As a guide, this course should take between 35 to 45 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • What is stroke?
  • Causes of stroke
  • Types of stroke
  • Severity
  • Response time
  • Brain haemorrhage
  • Aneurysm
  • Transient ischaemic attacks
  • Cerebrovascular accidents
  • The brain
  • The effects of a brain attack
  • Risk factors
  • At risk groups
  • High blood pressure
  • Signs & symptoms
  • Consequences
  • Dysphagia
  • Aphasia
  • Dysphasia
  • Vascular dementia
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Recovery
  • Factors which affect recovery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Prevention