Dr Banerjee aims to set up three studies to improve our understanding of how damaging proteins in the brain may increase the risk of stroke. This can lead the way for researchers to find out how we can help more people avoid damage to their brain caused by these proteins.
Many families who have experienced a death during lockdown are finding comfort in planning a memorial event to celebrate the life of their loved one at a time when larger gatherings are able to go ahead.
Many families choose to support the Stroke Association through funeral giving and in memory donations. This may be through setting up a Tribute Fund or other giving page, through cash collections or through donations in lieu of flowers.
Stream for Stroke is a great way for you to have fun and raise money to help rebuild lives after stroke. You can play with friends from all over the world or just lose yourself in a new world all whilst supporting stroke survivors through streaming.
Will my stroke treatment and support be different because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Since his stroke in 2016, Paul McLean, from County Armagh, has committed himself to supporting other survivors through volunteering, fundraising and, most recently, by becoming one of the stars of our Rebuilding Lives campaign.
We know that there are 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. We want to honour these incredible people and with your help we can. So, we’re asking you to Stride for Stroke, one step for each of the 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. The 1.2 million steps challenge, works out at 10,000 steps a day for 120 days. Take on the challenge today!
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.
Michael Burns had two haemorrhagic strokes in two years. The strokes left him with lasting fatigue which has impacted his day to day life. Learn more about Michael's stroke story and how he manages the effects of his stroke.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.