Can the type and extent of stroke and its impact on behaviour predict dementia?
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No two strokes are alike - the damage from each stroke leaves its own unique signature on a person's brain and behaviour. The current project will investigate how different types of stroke affect a person's long term recovery or deterioration
A poem from the forum: Celebrating Successes
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Driving after a stroke
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After a stroke or transient ischaemic attack, you can’t drive for a minimum of one calendar month. Here’s how to find out what you need to do next.
Linking formal and functional measures of cognition after stroke and the prediction of long-term recovery
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This Lectureship will explore the link between tests that are used to assess cognition (memory and thinking) after a stroke and measurements of a stroke survivor's functional abilities. It will also investigate how cognition and functional ability change over time.
Vascular dementia treatments
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
Memory problems
Many people have problems with their memory after a stroke, especially in the first weeks and months. However, they may not always be down to a problem with your memory itself. Find out more about what may cause memory problems after stroke and what you can do about it.
How stroke can affect your driving
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Certain effects of stroke can impact your ability to drive again. A driving assessment will check these things.
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While you're off work
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On this page you'll find information on how to manage your absence from work, what financial support is available as well as tips and advice on how to talk about stroke with your employer and how to deal with the effects of stroke while you're preparing to return to work.
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Lived experience of stroke report
In 2018, we conducted the largest ever survey of stroke survivors and their carers to find out more about their lives. Over 11,000 people affected by stroke in the UK took the time to share their stories with us. Find out what we learnt from the survey.
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How will my child recover?
Find out information on how a stroke can affect your child and what support is available. The effects and impact of stroke are different for every child.
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