How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series. Sharron is encouraging stroke survivors, their families, friends and supporters to sign up to the sponsored walking events in their local community.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Broadcaster, author and stroke survivor Andrew Marr is supporting a nationwide search for stroke survivors to enter the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards (LASA) 2016.
This research aims to improve outcomes for Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) patients by developing new emergency treatments to reduce swelling in the brain after ICH, and improving the care that patients receive.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.