Evaluation of a new test to detect cognitive impairment in patients with small vessel disease stroke
A new study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry suggests that even relatively brief screening tools of cognitive assessment after stroke are associated with substantial incompletion for patients.
This complete guide explains how a stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organises and stores information. It also talks about the kinds of problems this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke and their family and friends.
Postgraduate Fellowship: Emma Patchick
On December 5, 2014, Emma Patchick one of our Postgaduate Fellows, published a research paper online in the medical journal, Health Expectations.
Cognitive impairments after stroke can affect people’s confidence and mood as well as their ability to recover. PRECiS stands for ‘Patient-Reported Evaluation of Cognitive State’. It is a 27 item questionnaire tool, that measures the perceived impact of cognitive problems from the unique perspective of stroke survivors. Published open access in the journal
Does intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering prevent loss of cognition after stroke?
A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke
This club is called North East Still Life after Stroke and the club has an interest in photography.
The club meets at the Grey Horse pub on the 3rd Monday each month 1.30pm - 3.30pm and has an outing on the 4th Monday of each month ( weather permitting)
Peer support and a social activity is offered at the club and people without and ineterst in photography are also welcome.
Using intelligent objects as rehabilitation tools for cognitive impairment. Can we re-train stroke survivors to learn sequences of behaviour that are vital to everyday tasks?