Find out who were the inspirational big winners at our 2017 Life After Stroke Awards.
Our Life After Stroke Awards recognise the achievements of everyone affected by stroke. The Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards 2010 took place on 15 June at Claridge’s.
The Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards 2008 took place on 25 June at Claridge’s.
The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Professor of Stroke Care has been awarded the DBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Professor Caroline Watkins, who is the only stroke care professor in the UK, was honoured for her services to stroke and nursing care.
Apathy has a major effect of quality of life for a SVD sufferer; we have shown that for the patient it is more important in determining quality of life than is disability, such as weakness, from the stroke itself.
Catch up with Amber Garland, winner of the 2017 LASA Award for Volunteering.
This project aims to find out if peer support can avert some of the adverse psychological consequences of aphasia, the language and communication disorder that affects about 15% of those who have a stroke.
Call for proposals NOW OPEN for our third Priority Programme Award in the area of Vascular Dementia.
We want to explore whether an existing therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), can be used with people with aphasia. We also want to collect information to help us design a future large-scale trial evaluating this approach. SFBT is a ‘talking therapy’, which explores a person’s strengths and resilience to help build positive change in their lives.
Stroke Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is a multidisciplinary team intervention that clinical trials have shown reduces length of hospital stay and reduces risk of death and dependency. This research programme will investigate the impact of implementing ESD at scale and in real world conditions and investigate which models of ESD are effective in practice.