The following support documents are available:
WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE GAME?
To help frontline health and social care professionals understand how stroke patients are managed throughout the whole stroke pathway which they themselves are not directly involved in. Tests and builds knowledge to improve patient care and supports implementation of best practice standards.
WHAT ARE THE KEY MESSAGES?
- Increased staff knowledge will improve stroke patient care and improve patient safety
- It is beneficial for staff to understand the 4 key stroke journey stages: emergency, acute, rehabilitation and community
- Reflection, working together and sharing experiences improves care provision
WHO SHOULD PLAY THE GAME?
All clinical and support staff working with stroke patients in acute, social or community care settings. It is particularly useful when played with a multi disciplinary team who can share their experiences and knowledge from a different viewpoint.
WHAT WILL PLAYERS LEARN?
- Stroke prevention
- Emergency stroke treatment
- Acute care
- Community care
- The multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach
DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland & NHS Lanarkshire
- 4-12 players
- 45-60 minutes
- No specialist facilitator required