The Stroke Association held this workshop to set the priorities for research into the psychological consequences of stroke in the UK.
As part of a new research strategy we are committing ourselves to building the next generation of research leaders. Over the next few years we will support 15 Stroke Association Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader positions.
In this edition we're celebrating the courage of stroke survivors, including people like Pete, who recently won a Life After Stroke Award. A severe stroke left Pete with the communication disability, aphasia, but it also changed his whole outlook on life. He now volunteers tirelessly to helps other people who've had their lives turned upside down by stroke.
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.
The Stroke Association held this workshop to set the priorities for haemorrhagic stroke research in the UK.
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).
Life After Stroke Award winners Bethany, Marvin and Marcia explain why they’re striking back against stroke. And find out how you can get involved in campaigning, the future of our research and developing aphasia information.
Stroke survivors often have very individual hopes for the future, in terms of the goals they would like to achieve. This research will develop and test a Goal setting and Action Planning (G-AP) approach to achieving personal goals through community rehabilitation.
Read about the sponsorship opportunities available at the Life After Stroke Awards and how your company can get involved.
Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home, co-ordinated by a team of therapists, nurses and a doctor. A number of ESD services have been set up across England. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?