Can more intensive physiotherapy help stroke survivors who have arm and hand weakness?

University College London
Status
Active
Summary

Stroke survivors often have problems with moving their arms and hands after stroke. This project will investigate whether a more intensive physical rehabilitation programme can improve arm and hand movement, which could ultimately lead to changes in treatment guidelines for stroke.

Date published
28/07/2020

Is visual scanning training an effective treatment for stroke survivors with hemianopia?

University of Liverpool
Status
Active
Summary

Immediately after their stroke around 30% of people have a vision problem called hemianopia – loss of vision on one side of the visual field. This leaves them with a ‘blind side’ to their right or left. This project will investigate whether a new treatment can help stroke survivors with hemianopia to manage their vision problems.

Date published
21/07/2020

Improving care services for stroke survivors with visual impairment

Glasgow Caledonian University
Status
Active
Summary

Two-thirds of stroke survivors have problems with their sight after stroke, and around half of these will be left with long term sight problems. This new research programme aims to establish better treatment and support for stroke survivors with vision loss after stroke in the UK.

Date published
21/07/2020

Rethinking aphasia rehabilitation and recovery for stroke survivors and their relatives (The C-ICAP Project)

City, University of London
Status
Active
Summary

Difficulties with language and communication after stroke can be amongst the hardest effects for people affected by stroke to recover from, cope with and adapt to. This project will explore whether more intensive treatment programmes could be helpful for supporting stroke survivors and their families in the UK.

Date published
17/07/2020

Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Status
Active
Summary

Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships are for healthcare professionals in England to develop an application for a doctoral level (e.g. PhD) training Fellowship, and to develop the skills they need to be a competitive applicant for this type of funding. This award has been made to Adrienne Cormican.

Date published
18/12/2019

Can we use computer tests and therapy in the homes of stroke survivors with spatial neglect?

University of East Anglia
Status
Active
Summary

Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.

Date published
29/04/2019

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