Chichester Stroke Club provides aftercare and support to stroke survivors and their carers. Meetings are held weekly with physical and therapeutic stimulation through exercise, singing and massage; and mental stimulation through speakers, board games, quizzes and cards.
Childhood stroke can affect the whole family. The Stroke Association is here to support you as much as we can. We can provide resources and information related to peer support, stroke, brain injury and hemiplegia organisations, education, advocacy, info on related conditions, as well as handbooks, storybooks, and videos.
The ReTrain study is investigating the effectiveness of a community-based rehabilitation training programme for people who have suffered a stroke. Published in the journal BMJ Open, the 'study protocol' for ReTrain outlines why the study was needed, and includes the methods to be used in the study, the resources required for the study and a timeline for completion.
Find out why you may lose control of your bladder or bowels after a stroke, the kinds of problems this can cause and how they can be treated.
Torpor is a natural state of reduced energy use and body temperature. This research will look at the effect of torpor on brain activity and function, and the amount of brain damage caused by ischaemic stroke.
The aim of this research is to develop and test a simple yet widely-applicable outcome measure for evaluating cognitive rehabilitation after stroke. Consultation with patients and carers will shape the design and content of the measure.
This research programme could substantially increase our understanding of how SVD develops, leading to new ways to investigate SVD and test drugs which may help treat it.
Does fluoxetine improve recovery after stroke? Start-up phase for a large trial
This club is a small friendly club which has regular cahir based exercise sessions, games and quizes along with seasonel outings.
Through a range of activities and meetings, the Ealing Stroke Club provides essential peer and social support. Activities include social activities, quizzes, word games and poetry readings.