This project aims to find out if peer support can avert some of the adverse psychological consequences of aphasia.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).
New study suggests that task-specific reach-to-grasp training for arm and hand rehabilitation is feasible for stroke survivors to perform, and acceptable for them to do.
Made in collaboration with patients and staff, a goal-setting tool should be produced which is helpful to use on stroke rehabilitation units.
This study aims to address the need for evidence-based treatments and improve clinical expertise to address problems with everyday conversation after stroke.
Up to 70% of stroke survivors complain of tiredness or fatigue, sometimes years after stroke. Unlike normal tiredness, post stroke fatigue does not always respond to rest. The cause of extreme tiredness is not known and there are no definitive treatments available. This research investigates the use of non-invasive brain stimulation to see whether low 'excitability' of the brain causes fatigue after stroke.
Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
This Lectureship will investigate the link between the tasks used in vision rehabilitation and everyday visual activities.