Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial.
Stroke survivors often have very individual hopes for the future, in terms of the goals they would like to achieve. This research will develop and test a Goal setting and Action Planning (G-AP) approach to achieving personal goals through community rehabilitation.
Functional, cognitive and emotional outcomes after Transient Ischemic Attack: A prospective, controlled cohort study to inform future rehabilitative interventions (FACE TIA).
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.
The Stroke Association plans to continue working with other funders to increase the amount of money dedicated to stroke research, and raise awareness of stroke and its devastating effects.
With over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK, and this number increasing, The Stroke Association plans to continue supporting research in stroke rehabilitation. We’ll also fund research into stroke emergency care and treatment, and prevention of stroke in stroke survivors to help them live the best life they can after stroke.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 is currently on from 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The first day of ESOC included some truly inspiring scientific sessions, including the WAKE-UP trial, RIGHT-2 trial and CROMIS-2 trials.
The International Stroke Conference (ISC) is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects. Watch the highlights summary video from the ISC Programme Committee, and find out about the result of the international HeadPoST trial, and take homes from our International Development Officer, Sarah Belson.
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?