Following a stroke, some patients and their relatives describe dissatisfaction with the information they receive about the patient’s outlook for recovery. This study aims to create an intervention for stroke unit staff, which can help them better address the issue.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in the rehabilitation of language ability?
Stroke survivors and healthcare professionals have identified problems with thinking and mood after stroke as some of the most important issues faced after a stroke. This Lectureship aims to test treatments to help stroke survivors with their cognitive (thinking) difficulties.
Identifying how best to combine results from several clinical trials of a stroke rehabilitation treatment.
On Wednesday 24th November, a Stroke Awareness Event was held at the University of Oxford, with the aim of raising awareness about stroke, stroke services and stroke research.
The 2016 meeting of the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference will take place in London at City, University of London from the 14th – 16th December 2016. Find out more about the exciting aphasia research being presented, including research funded by the Stroke Association.
Up to 70% of stroke survivors complain of tiredness or fatigue, sometimes years after stroke. Unlike normal tiredness, post stroke fatigue does not always respond to rest. The cause of extreme tiredness is not known and there are no definitive treatments available.
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event which showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
Find out more about our 2016 Keynote Lecture.
Last week, our lecturers attended two training days at our head office, at Stroke Association House, London. These form part of a schedule of activity designed to ensure they have the skills, and support needed to succeed in becoming the next generation of research leaders.
As part of our research programme, we fund exceptional candidates from stroke professional backgrounds to our prestigious Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship positions.