This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
Find out about our Stroke Helpline and Information Service, the service standards we work to, and how we perform against these.
Existing vision tests do not tell us how a patient’s life will be influenced by their vision problems. This project aims to understand how the results of vision tests relate to how stroke survivors will be able to function in their daily lives.
The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) are currently welcoming applications from people who would like to join the groups that develop Quality Standards.
This research will develop a new self-management programme for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, to help them to adjust to and manage their lives after stroke.
This research will investigate the use of orthitics (for example, braces and splints) early on in a stroke survivor’s rehabilitation. The results will inform a larger study into early orthotic use after stroke.
Launched today, an NIHR review of research evidence into the organisation and quality of stroke service is available to download from the NIHR website.
Life After Stroke (Ammanford) is a Stroke Association affiliated group that is open to anyone affected by stroke, including stroke survivors, carers, friends and family members.
The Sunderland North Life After Stroke is a Stroke Association voluntary group.
The Coalfields Life After Stroke Group Is Stroke Association voluntary group that offers peer support as well as a variety of activities exercise sessions, outings, meals, games & quizzes and occasional speakers.