Calling all speech and language therapists who see people with progressive aphasia to support new research into speech and language therapy practices for this group.
Around a third of stroke survivors suffer from aphasia, a language disorder which can affect speech, comprehension and reading and writing skills. The Stroke Association has the skills and experience to help people with these communication disabilities.
Our 'State of the Nation' document is a definitive, up-to-date and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke including incidence, mortality, prevalence, risk factors and stroke care.
Our Life After Stroke Services are designed to provide the right support at the right time to ensure every stroke survivor makes the best possible recovery. Find out how you can commission our services in your area.
Released today, the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2016 Annual National Report includes data from the Scottish Stroke Care Audit. It describes the quality of stroke care in each acute hospital in Scotland, grouped by Health Board, during 2015, and measures each hospital against Scottish Stroke Care Standards (2013).
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
The Stroke Association's response to the latest National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (2016) produced by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
Our Stroke Recovery Service provides tailored support commencing in the acute hospital setting and continuing in homes, by addressing the long term practical, emotional and physical needs of stroke survivors and carers.