If you've already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or if you've been told that you may be at high risk of stroke, we're here to help.
About the three most common types of aphasia.
A systematic review of the literature shows wide variation in estimates of how often visual problems occur after stroke, and how well patients recover.
It's thought that almost half of all stroke patients experience symptoms of dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) after their stroke. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) are running a research priority setting project in dysphagia.
Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke
A collaboration of experts in stroke and vascular dementia has worked with people affected by both diseases to create a program of work that answers fundamental questions: who will develop memory and thinking problems after stroke, why does this happen, how can we treat it?
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
How Aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.