We strive to develop and extend partnerships in order to improve the quality of life after stroke and enhance stroke prevention.
Being active is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your health. It can also help people avoid another stroke.
Beth had a stroke weeks before Christmas at the age of two and a half. Beth is now nine years old, read her story for Give a Hand and Bake.
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.
We want the research we fund to make a difference in people’s lives. That’s why we think it’s important for researchers to involve stroke survivors in their projects. Stroke survivors’ experiences can improve the quality of research, and help researchers to be more confident that their work will benefit people affected by stroke.
Just days before her 51st birthday, Donna had two strokes. She says, “I felt a strange sense of impending doom. For me, the feeling was instant; it was like my body had been sliced in half.” Thankfully, Donna’s Stroke Association Support Coordinator helped her to overcome the barriers she faced by encouraging her to attend various Stroke Association Groups.