Hobbies and interests are a good way to keep your mind and body active and can help you to continue your recovery while you’re at home. Doing something you love can improve anxiety or low mood.
In our new blog series, people affected by stroke share their experiences of social distancing.
After a stroke some people may need to move to a care home. On this page you can find information and advice on how to find the right care home and how to pay for your accommodation. For many, the thought of moving into a care home is very frightening. We hope the following information will reassure you and help you to make the right choice.
For stroke survivors, being asked to stay at home and away from other people might feel like a lot to deal with. It could also be tricky to work out if your emotions are due to stroke, or worry around coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are our tips on how to manage when you’re staying at home.
Getting moving and doing physical activity might be one of your main goals after a stroke, but how can you do it when you have been told to stay at home because of coronavirus? Read our practical tips on exercising with conditions such as fatigue, incontinence or high blood pressure.
Can a virtual-reality-home help stroke survivors do better at home?
Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
Working with the charity A Stroke of Luck, which specialises in exercise-based recovery for stroke survivors, our new videos offer three levels of difficulty and will cover different aspects of movement and physical activity. Each video is led by a qualified physiotherapist.
This study will show whether more intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) in survivors of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is feasible, safe and effective in reducing brain injury. If successful, the study will pave the way for the design a larger definitive trial.
Many UK hospitals and care homes have stopped or limited visits to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Here's some information to help you to stay in touch with loved ones if visiting isn’t possible.