This guide talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
We are yet to understand the differences between those individuals who do and do not spontaneously recover language comprehension abilities. This research aims to uncover these differences.
Researchers are looking for the conditions of Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) which offer the optimum improvement in re-learning of movement.
This research will produce an assessment of functional, everyday reading. The assessment will help therapists working with people with aphasia to identify why the person is finding it difficult to read and monitor the effects of treatment.
Everyday talking involves being able to understand sentences, something that can be affected by aphasia. This research will design and test a new therapy which aims to help improve understanding of everyday sentences in people with aphasia.
UK Stroke Forum 2016 took place from Monday to Wednesday (28-30 November) at the ACC in Liverpool. UK Stroke Forum is the largest multidisciplinary stroke event in the UK, attracting over 1400 delegates from across the stroke care pathway.
It's estimated that about half of people admitted to hospital with a stroke will have lost control of their bladder, and a third will experience loss of bowel control. Last week, a research incontinence workshop was held at Guy's Hospital London, with the aim of stimulating research into incontinence.
The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.
We’re working with British Gas to ensure people affected by stroke can get the support they need to manage their utility bills. Here, they share some ideas for improving your energy efficiency to help save you money.
The existing emergency medications that are used for stroke patients don’t always work, and not all stroke patients can receive them. This research is testing a new medication that could improve emergency treatment for stroke.