Ruth looking away from the camera

This World Stroke Day we are looking back at the progress made on psychological care in Scotland for Stroke survivors.

Read our report in which we reflect on last year’s recommendations and look at how we can continue to make progress.

Hannah McGrath in a kitchen, smiling with a mug in her hand.
Photo of Ruth, a stroke survivor.

Keeping Stroke Recoveries in Mind

We know that the physical impact of stroke is huge. However, a person’s thinking, behaviour and emotions are also significantly impacted too but often overlooked.
Ruth and Dr Terry talking at a table

Our lived experience engagement

Throughout September 2022, we undertook a programme of lived experience engagement to inform and shape our campaign messaging.
Stroke Association support talking to stroke survivor Alan

Scottish Stroke Psychology Forum model

The National Model of Psychological Care in Stroke (NMPCS) (Scotland) has been developed by the Scottish Stroke Psychology Forum to support the development, delivery and evaluation of psychological care in stroke services.