This project aims to develop and test a repetitive functional task practice (RFTP) therapy programme. Research physiotherapists will develop the programme in conjunction with stroke unit staff and patients.
An investigation of whether functional strength training can improve the ability of stroke survivors to walk and use their arm and hand at least 1 year after stroke
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.
Information about aphasia and communication problems.
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.
Chickenpox and shingles are common infectious diseases and we plan to research whether these are risk factors for stroke.
Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home, co-ordinated by a team of therapists, nurses and a doctor. A number of ESD services have been set up across England. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?
Alteplase-Tenecteplase Trial Evaluation for Stroke Thrombolysis (ATTEST 2) - TSA BHF 2015/01
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Come along to your local stroke support group in Banbridge and meet others who've been affected by stroke. You'll be able to share your experiences and tips for dealing with stroke, as well as enjoying a range of activities.
If you or someone you know could benefit from the support of our group, please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.