Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial
After a stroke, you might have to think carefully about choosing the right accommodation for your support and care needs. This guide gives practical advice on choosing and funding good quality housing.
Can a virtual-reality-home help stroke survivors do better at home?
This study will show whether more intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) in survivors of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is feasible, safe and effective in reducing brain injury. If successful, the study will pave the way for the design a larger definitive trial.
In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.
Wandsworth Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.
One in eight adults (around 6.5 million people) is a carer. By 2037, it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. The ‘Caring and You’ programme will provide carers with the support, training and guidance needed to help them improve their skills and knowledge of caring.
Stroke Association trainer Doug Youngson answers some frequently asked questions about caring for stroke survivor.
Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?