Are Early Supported Discharge services still effective in practice?
Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?
Make sure the voice of stroke survivors and carers in the East of England is heard
We're looking for stroke survivors and carers to join the new Stroke Patient and Carer Assurance Group and help make sure that the voice of those affected by stroke is heard.
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.
Stronger together: the voluntary sector working in partnership with health and care
After one of the toughest years in the NHS’s history, it’s essential that the NHS and all its partners pool their collective strengths. The voluntary sector plays a unique role in supporting people with long-term conditions and during coronavirus has been a lifeline for so many people whose care has been disrupted.
NeuroPlatform: a new technology to deliver upper limb rehabiliation exercises
This research looks to understand if a new technological device, the Neuroplatform, can improve arm and hand movement in stroke survivors at early stages of their recovery.
Finding new and improved treatments for stroke
Type: Research
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.
Physiotherapy after a stroke
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
Ischaemic stroke
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Caring for a stroke survivor
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.