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.
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.
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.