People can experience a range of changes to their mood and thinking after a stroke. While we have information about these changes in the short-term (up to 12 months) after stroke, we don’t know much about the longer term changes. This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke.
Physiotherapist James Benson talks about why the UK Stroke Forum Conference is such an important event for physiotherapists.
The Stroke Association is very pleased to announce a new media partnership with the Daily Express Newspaper for the Life After Stroke Awards 2015.
Broadcaster, author and stroke survivor Andrew Marr is supporting a nationwide search for stroke survivors to enter the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards (LASA) 2016.
TV's Chris Tarrant tells us his story as a stroke survivor and is looking for stroke heroes.
Calling all speech and language therapists who see people with progressive aphasia to support new research into speech and language therapy practices for this group.
Sculptor to HM The Queen, London based Frances Segelman, sculpted Julian Fellowes last night at a VIP charity event at the London Film Museum in aid of the Stroke Association.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.
In this issue we celebrate our Life After Stroke Award winners - inspirational people like Charlotte who made an incredible recovery after a stroke at the age of seven. We also take a look at our campaign report, Feeling overwhelmed, which focuses on the emotional impact of stroke and outlines our work to make sure people get the right assessment and support.
In this edition, hear inspirational stories of younger people affected by stroke - like Cailin who had a stroke before she was born. We also have tips to help you with drop foot and financial advice with a focus on Personal Independence Payments (PIP).