This unit provides the opportunity for health professionals from any background to increase their knowledge and experience of stroke rehabilitation. The aim of this unit is to develop student understanding of the long-term nature of stroke recovery and rehabilitation after stroke. Topics will include stroke epidemiology, brain plasticity, person-centred goal setting, mobility, travel and driving, upper limb and cognitive retraining, communication, mood changes and self-management. Students will engage with stroke survivors to understand the stroke recovery process.
1 x 2000wd written case report (40%) and 1 x 4000wd workbook (60%)
Successful completion of 100 hours of fieldwork placement or equivalent.