Join Team Stroke for the 2018 Bath Half Marathon and be part of one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK. This flat, fast course goes through the heart of the historic city centre of Bath, straddling both sides of the river Avon, and with an atmosphere that’s second to none!
What does your local stroke group offer?
- Opportunity to learn new skills and practise old ones
- Support for you, your friends and family
- Help in regaining your confidence after a stroke
- A warm welcome and a friendly face
- The opportunity to talk to someone who understands because they’ve been through it too
Our Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors and their carers who are living with the effects of communication difficulties, to create opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and get back to life after stroke.
If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, our Stroke Coordinator can provide practical advice, essential information and emotional support.
This leaflet has information about the range of aids and equipment available to help with daily tasks such as getting around, cooking and bathing.
President of the Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE) awarded Professional Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice honoris causa from University of Bath
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event that showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
Find out more about our Keynote Lecture 2015
Published in the journal, PLOS ONE, a new study sheds light on how feasible it is to conduct a large trial of intensive blood pressure lowering, and cholesterol lowering treatment after stroke, to see if these prevent patients developing memory and thinking problems (cognitve impairment). In some cases, cognitive impairment can progress and lead to dementia after stroke.
These summaries of our completed research projects highlight what work was undertaken, which aims were achieved and where the research is going next.