Two-thirds of stroke survivors have problems with their sight after stroke, and around half of these will be left with long term sight problems. This new research programme aims to establish better treatment and support for stroke survivors with vision loss after stroke in the UK.
This research can improve a digital assistant, VERA, aiming to support stroke survivors in their physical rehabilitation.
Dr McClelland will work with paramedics to improve emergency treatment for stroke by finding new ways to support a better response on the scene, and how paramedics’ can communicate with hospitals.
This project will explore whether more intensive communication treatment programmes could help support stroke survivors and their families in the UK.
For over thirty years the Stroke Association has invested in research that has changed the lives of stroke survivors just like Karen. But the coronavirus pandemic has caused massive disruption to stroke research, and we’ve seen a dramatic reduction in our income.
Our support for research has built a community of stroke researchers in the UK, and continues to change the lives of those affected by stroke.
The Stroke Association has funded research to help understand what happens in the brain during a stroke, identify who is most at risk of stroke and how we can reduce their risk.
The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.
The Stroke Association has funded research to improve how we spot the symptoms of stroke and the people most at risk so we can get them the best treatment in the critical minutes and hours that follow.
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.