The Life After Stroke Awards judging panel has the tough task of picking each years inspirational winners. Find out who sits on our judging panel and learn about each judges personal link to the Stroke Association.
Make May Purple for stroke is our annual stroke awareness month, taking place every May. This year we want you to host a Purple Tea Party in your local group, to help raise funds that will enable your group to provide a support group for stroke survivors.
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Over 3500 delegates attended the 2nd European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2016) today in Barcelona. Today’s program included teaching courses, scientific presentations, an official welcome from the ESOC President Professor Kennedy Lees and from Professor Angel Chamorro, and presentations from major clinical trials.
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.
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.
Hear from Rachel Reid, a volunteer whose favourite volunteering activity is attending a weekly meeting of stroke survivors.
Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
Last week, our lecturers attended two training days at our head office, at Stroke Association House, London. These form part of a schedule of activity designed to ensure they have the skills, and support needed to succeed in becoming the next generation of research leaders.