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.
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Young stroke survivors
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Hear from stroke survivor challenges after a stroke, and how they are overcoming them. 
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TELSTAR: When, how and to whom should telerehabilitation be offered after stroke?
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Dr Niki Chouliara, Professor Adam Gordon, and the rest of the TELSTAR team are developing recommendations for how stroke rehabilitation can best be delivered remotely.
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.
Are you at risk of stroke?
A stroke can happen to anyone, but some things increase your risk of a stroke. It’s important to know what the risk factors are, and how to reduce your risk.
Anxiety screening in older stroke survivors
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In the proposed study it will be investigated if the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) is suitable for use in stroke survivors aged 65 years and older, who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.
Sharon’s Here For You story
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Sharon had a stroke in 2018 at the age of 49. Prior to this, she worked as a flight attendant and taught aerobics and Highland dancing. But in an instant, her life changed forever.
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Stroke in the news: Is blood type linked to stroke?
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A new study which involved a genetic analysis of the blood types of nearly 17,000 people who’d had a stroke found that people with blood type A had an increased risk of an early stroke (between 18 and 60).
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Tips on managing loneliness and isolation
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Vicki from our Stroke Helpline shares some help and advice about managing loneliness and isolation following a stroke.
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Young Stroke Ambassadors
Ethan Hoyle, 18 from London, was a toddler when his stroke changed the lives of his whole family in an instant.
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