Our policies on rehabilitation
Our policy positions on rehabilitation set out where we stand on big issues around rehabilitation after stroke.
VERA: Creating a digital assistant that can help with rehabilitation for stroke survivors
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This research can improve a digital assistant, VERA, aiming to support stroke survivors in their physical rehabilitation.
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Virtual Assessment and Rehabilitation in Stroke (VARE in stroke)
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This research can improve a camera-based computer programme so it can be used by health care professionals and stroke survivors to help in physical rehabilitation.
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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.
Private treatment after stroke
Find out what treatments are available privately for stroke care and rehabilitation, and things to think about when you’re looking for private treatment.
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Enhancing stroke survivor recovery through effective goal setting in community rehabilitation
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Stroke survivors often have very individual hopes for the future, in terms of the goals they would like to achieve. This research will develop and test a Goal setting and Action Planning (G-AP) approach to achieving personal goals through community rehabilitation.
OTIS: Early orthotics for leg rehab after stroke
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This research will investigate the use of orthitics (for example, braces and splints) early on in a stroke survivor’s rehabilitation. The results will inform a larger study into early orthotic use after stroke.
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Stroke (APPG)
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The Group aims to be the voice in Parliament of all those affected by stroke, and provides influence, challenge and scrutiny on multiple issues, including stroke rehabilitation, acute care, workforce and research.
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Goal 3 : Supporting research that can bring the greatest benefit
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With over 1.3 million stroke survivors in the UK, and this number increasing, The Stroke Association plans to continue supporting research in stroke rehabilitation. We’ll also fund research into stroke emergency care and treatment, and prevention of stroke in stroke survivors to help them live the best life they can after stroke.
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Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
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Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
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