Stroke is a major health problem in the UK. Each year, approximately 110,000 people in England, 11,000 people in Wales and 4,000 people in Northern Ireland have a first or recurrent stroke. Most people survive a first stroke but often have significant morbidity. More than 900,000 people in England are living with the effects of stroke.

Learning outcomes:

  • Reflect on use of adaptations as part of a rehabilitation plan
  • Consider application of ‘long-term’ conditions in relation to adaptations and rehabilitation
  • Discuss adaptation considerations specific to stroke recovery and rehabilitation