The aim of this research is to develop and test a simple yet widely-applicable outcome measure for evaluating cognitive rehabilitation after stroke. Consultation with patients and carers will shape the design and content of the measure.
This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke.
Junior Research Training Fellowship: Christine Hazelton
Stimulating the brain to help comprehension in aphasia
This research will produce an assessment of functional, everyday reading. The assessment will help therapists working with people with aphasia to identify why the person is finding it difficult to read and monitor the effects of treatment.
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to enable activation of the damaged part of the brain to be more active in the recovery period after a stroke.
Comparing two treatment strategies in patients with visual problems after stroke
In the proposed study it will be investigated if the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) is suitable for use in stroke survivors aged 65 years and older, who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.
On December 5, 2014, Emma Patchick one of our Postgraduate Fellows, published a research paper online in the medical journal, Health Expectations.
One in five stroke survivors are left with partial or total loss of vision to one side following a stroke. The condition is called hemianopia, and can severely affect a stroke survivor's quality of life.