Claris Diaz, 32, originally from California, now lives in Cardiff and has devoted her life to stroke research after her childhood was affected by stroke.
If you are recovering from a stroke, or staying at home due to coronavirus (COVID-19), your finances could be affected. This page gives details of the main ways you can get support.
Beth had a stroke weeks before Christmas at the age of two and a half. Beth is now nine years old, read her story for Give a Hand and Bake.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
The findings of this research could help provide stroke survivors and their relatives with more accurate information about what impacts they can expect over time, and will help doctors and therapists identify which patients with visual neglect will benefit the most from new treatments.
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to enable activation of the damaged part of the brain to be more active in the recovery period after a stroke
Yesterday, a special event was held at Queen's Hospital Romford to showcase its Robotic Assisted Training for the Upper Limb after Stroke (RATULS). Find out more
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD.
Find out more about the three most common types of aphasia.