A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke
Care Provision, Unmet Need and Good Practice in Post-Stroke Vision Services in the UK
First results from the AVERT, early rehabilitation trial were unveiled at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESO) today.
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD.
To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
After a stroke, you might have to think carefully about choosing the right accommodation for your support and care needs. This guide gives practical advice on choosing and funding good quality housing.
The Stroke Review Co-ordinator provides a ‘Post Stroke Review Service’ which aims to identify and address the long term needs of stroke survivors and their carers.
This will help to maximise their independence and quality of life and ensure they remain supported in the long term.
What does the Comprehensive Spending Review 2015 mean for stroke prevention, treatment and care?
Released today, the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2016 Annual National Report includes data from the Scottish Stroke Care Audit. It describes the quality of stroke care in each acute hospital in Scotland, grouped by Health Board, during 2015, and measures each hospital against Scottish Stroke Care Standards (2013).