Two-thirds of stroke survivors have problems with their sight after stroke, and around half of these will be left with long term sight problems. This new research programme aims to establish better treatment and support for stroke survivors with vision loss after stroke in the UK.
The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.
We want to support the next generation of stroke research leaders to continue to improve stroke care and the lives of people affected by stroke in the years to come. We’re proud to introduce you to four researchers at the beginning of their careers who have recently been awarded Stroke Association research fellowships.
Amazing Brains: Research to Recovery. Previously known as our Keynote Lecture, our event took place on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, at the Science Museum in central London.
Fatigue is common after stroke, but there’s currently a lack of treatment available for fatigue after stroke. This research will create a fatigue management programme designed to support stroke survivors to self-manage their fatigue.
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.
Anxiety and depression are common after a stroke. Mindfulness is becoming an increasingly popular way for people to manage their psychological health. This study aims to refine and test a mindfulness course specifically designed for people affected by stroke.
‘Supported self-management’ is the help and support offered to stroke survivors and their families after they have left hospital. This research will look at what does and doesn’t work to help stroke survivors and their families to self-manage.
How we take part in EU funded research, details of current projects and how you can join us.
Published in the journal, BMJ Open, a new study explores what self management after stroke means to stroke survivors and physiotherapists.