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Researchers are seeking volunteers in Devon to help study the benefits of singing groups for people with a communication disorder associated with strokes.
This study has been funded by the Stroke Association.
The UK Stroke Assembly South was held on 3-4 July at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Stansted Airport. It was another great success, with over 160 people
attending over the two days.
Yesterday was day two of this year's UK Stroke Assembly South event in Stansted, Essex. Some of our researchers spoke at the event, sharing important insights into key areas of stroke research. There was also a stand showcasing our EVA Park project, which aims to help stroke survivors with aphasia regain communication skills and confidence.
President of the Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE) awarded Professional Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice honoris causa from University of Bath
Our recent survey of stroke survivors suggests that over 80% of them have a physical disability after stroke, and 38% of those who said their disability was severe also said that their physiotherapy was poor or very poor.
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) are asking anyone with experience of physiotherapy in the UK to complete their new survey, and tell them what questions need answering. That way they can make sure research focusses on the most urgent needs of patients and promotes health and well being.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), which is the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities in the UK. Published today, the AMRC's 'Making a difference: Impact report 2017' highlights how the research of its member charities makes a difference.