Fellow: Dr Holly Robson
Reading in aphasia
On Wednesday 24th November, a Stroke Awareness Event was held at the University of Oxford, with the aim of raising awareness about stroke, stroke services and stroke research.
Stroke survivors and their relatives consistently ask for information about how much recovery can be expected. This study will look at how well a patient can use their arm after stroke, and at their brain images recorded within 72-hours after stroke. The hope is that brain images can improve our prediction of patient arm movement recovery at six months after stroke.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), which is the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities in the UK. Published today, the AMRC's 'Making a difference: Impact report 2017' highlights how the research of its member charities makes a difference.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
Published in the journal, BMJ Open, a new study sheds light on whether a community-based rehabilitation training programme could help stroke survivors regain their independence after stroke.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This section describes the main benefits, credits and grants that are available from the government.
Published in the journal, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, a new Stroke Association funded study suggests people who are in the chronic stages of stroke will improve their reaching accuracy at the speed at which they train their reaching movement.
Northfield Stroke Club meets every Wednesday morning and is open to anyone who has had a stroke or TIA and their families and carers. We have a programme of events and activities throughout the year, which aim to improve the health and wellbeing of stroke survivors and carers