Can we identify genetic risk factors that cause disease of small blood vessels in the brain?
The number of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) has grown in the last few years. PROMs are questionnaires developed to accurately measure patients’ opinions about their health after an illness or during treatment. PROMs are used in both stroke research and routine stroke care.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
This research will study 300 stroke survivors who have fatigue but not depression. It aims to identify factors independently associated with fatigue after stroke to help doctors find the best ways to treat and manage the condition.
TSA LECT 2015/01 - Dr Audrey Bowen, University of Manchester
The findings of this research could help provide stroke survivors and their relatives with more accurate information about what impacts they can expect over time and will help doctors and therapists identify which patients with visual neglect will benefit the most from new treatments.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
The Dudley Stroke Association is a Stroke Association affiliated group that offers peer support through its leisure and exercise activities. The group also provides information and advice through its telephone support service.
Swadlincote group are a peer support group that meets once a month for conversation, tea and brunch. They offer Information and support to all people affected by stroke including carers, families and friends.
S.A.R.A.H. Stroke Association Relatives & Helpers is a Stroke Association affliated group that offers support and recreational activities.