If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, our service can provide practical advice, essential information and emotional support. We will work closely with you to set your own goals, support you in achieving them and aim to meet your needs as you return to a life after stroke.
For Make May Purple 2017, we want everyone to wear something purple for stroke and share it across all of their social media accounts. Whether you decide to wear it at school, at work, or anywhere, you’ll be helping raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.
Raconteur is a publishing house and agency which produces special reports and commentary for the Times and Sunday Times.
Published on Saturday 9 May 2015, the 'Understanding Stroke 2015' report consists of a number articles covering different areas of current stroke news.
Depression is known to increase the risk of heart disease and some studies have suggested it may also increase the risk of stroke. It is estimated that 33% of stroke survivors suffer depression, although little is known about it.
Care Provision, Unmet Need and Good Practice in Post-Stroke Vision Services in the UK
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
New research suggests significant inequality in vision care after stroke
Stimulating the brain to help comprehension in aphasia
Our new report, ‘Current, future and avoidable costs of stroke in the UK’, suggests that investing in stroke research today could lead to a significant reduction in the burden of stroke in the future.
We need your support to continue to invest in research that will help to save lives and enable stroke survivors to make the best possible recovery.