The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
In January 2019, NHS England announced their Long Term Plan, in which stroke has been named as a new national priority. It also includes sections on both stroke care as well as cardiovascular disease.
On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrated their partnership in building stroke research capacity in Scotland with the joint funding of two new research awards.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Research can make a difference in the lives of people affected by stroke, by finding improvements in how we can treat stroke and stop it from happening.
On this page, you can find information and advice on how to find the right care home and how to pay for your accommodation.
For stroke survivors and those at risk of stroke, a personal alarm can be an important piece of life-saving equipment. The Lifeline Alarm service helps thousands of elderly and disabled people in the UK to continue living independently at home.
This Lectureship will explore the link between tests that are used to assess cognition (memory and thinking) after a stroke and measurements of a stroke survivor's functional abilities. It will also investigate how cognition and functional ability change over time.
Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, talks in detail about the changing landscape for stroke.