People can experience a range of changes to their mood and thinking after a stroke. While we have information about these changes in the short-term (up to 12 months) after stroke, we don’t know much about the longer term changes. This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke.
Anxiety and depression are common after a stroke. Mindfulness is becoming an increasingly popular way for people to manage their psychological health. This study aims to refine and test a mindfulness course specifically designed for people affected by stroke.
A new report, published on Monday 18 February 2019 by the Stroke Association, reveals that around half of all stroke survivors in Northern Ireland feel abandoned when they leave hospital and are unable to make a full recovery due to a lack of rehabilitation and on-going support.
This funding creates dedicated time for healthcare professionals in England working in an eligible profession to develop an application for a doctoral level training Fellowship, and undertake a training programme to give them the skills to apply for doctoral level funding.
The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between the Stroke Association and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
‘Supported self-management’ is the help and support offered to stroke survivors and their families after they have left hospital. This research will look at what does and doesn’t work to help stroke survivors and their families to self-manage.
After a stroke some people have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia). This can cause a serious chest infection known as Stroke Associated Pneumonia (SAP). Published in the journal Cerebrovascular Diseases, a new systematic review of the evidence sheds light on the issue.
This year, the UK Stroke Assembly North event was held in Manchester. On day two, the morning plenary was all about stroke research, including how patients can get involved in shaping it.
Pain in the shoulder is a common problem after stroke. As well as causing distress through pain and lost sleep, it prevents rehabilitation of the arm and hand. This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.