What is vascular dementia?
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can be caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
Developing a patient-centred outcome measure to evaluate the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation after stroke
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The aim of this research is to develop and test a simple yet widely-applicable outcome measure for evaluating cognitive rehabilitation after stroke. Consultation with patients and carers will shape the design and content of the measure.
What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
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Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
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How intensively should we treat blood pressure in patients with disease of the small blood vessels in the brain?
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In this study, we are testing the theory that by treating BP more intensively we will delay progression of the disease. We will also use state-of-the-art MRI imaging techniques to look at the mechanisms by which any beneficial effect of BP occurs.
PROHIBIT-ICH: Protecting the brain after a bleed with home monitored blood pressure control
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Professor David Werring and the team are using home blood pressure measuring kits to investigate whether quickly lowering blood pressure after a bleeding stroke can help stroke survivors keep an eye on their blood pressure and prevent future damage to the brain.
Ref: S1112 | Support Coordinator - Emotional Support (Two Positions) | Devon
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We have two Emotional Support Coordinator positions available in Devon. These are remote working roles with travel required.
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Our policies on rehabilitation
Our policy positions on rehabilitation set out where we stand on big issues around rehabilitation after stroke.
Rebuilding lives through stroke research
Type: Research
We want to help as many people as possible live the best lives they can. One of the key ways we do this is by funding research into more effective treatments, rehabilitation and after-stroke care.
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Research Participants Needed: Smart wearable device (gaitQ) that helps people with long-term conditions affecting movement walk better
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Researchers at the University of Exeter are looking for stroke survivors to help test a device to help people with mobility issues. Participants will fill out questionnaires, and complete walking and balancing tasks with and without the gaitQ device.
Benefits and financial help after a stroke
Type: Support
Many people find that their finances suffer after a stroke. This page is about the main types of financial help available, and where to go for individual advice.