Post-Stroke Care: A Multidisciplinary Perspective Short course

This multidisciplinary study day, bringing together different groups of allied health professionals, will provide an overview of working with people who have had a stroke. The day will aim to enhance awareness and knowledge of dysphagia and post-stroke care, as well as provide an opportunity to share good practice and research in the field. 

York St John University
Course fees
Fee £95. Funded places are available
One-day study day
Further dates TBC
Level and Credit:
Study Day

What will I learn?

  • Develop an understanding of what other teams do in post-stroke care
  • Gain knowledge about challenges and solutions in post-stroke care

The day will be interactive and feature presentations from:

  • Sue Baic (Consultant Dietician) Wiltshire Farm Foods
    • Impact of dysphagia on diet and how this can be remedied
  • Carol Hargreaves, (Clinical Lead) and Clare Nicholson (Advanced Practitioner) Occupational Therapy Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service
    • 'Strokestra' - A pioneering stroke rehabilitation programme developed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in partnership with Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service
  • Michael Carter (Advanced Clinical Specialist and Speech and Language Therapist, Stroke and Neurology) York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Rebecca Canet-Baldwin (Clinical Lead Physiotherapist for Stroke and Neurology) Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust


Who should attend?

Qualified allied health professionals and nurses providing care for people who have suffered a stroke. The workshop will be particularly beneficial to professionals who are new to working in post-stroke care.

What difference will it make to attendees?

Experts in four different areas will address post-stroke challenges and share good practice. The study day will improve awareness and knowledge of care given to people who experienced a stroke.

What difference will it make to my work?

Attendees will gain knowledge about the work of other teams involved in the same service such as dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses and speech and language therapists.

What difference will it make to my employer?

The multidisciplinary nature of the workshop aims to encourage sharing of current research and examples of good practice.

Programme specification

Further information on this course is available in the programme specification. Please note that the programme specification relates to course content that is currently being studied by students at the University. For new programmes, the programme specification will be made available online prior to the start of the course.

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Fees and funding

Fee £95

Funded places are available

Tuition fees

UK & EU 2019 / 20


Overseas 2019 / 20


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