Despite the delivery of essential information and provision of professional support following a stroke better enabling an individual’s recovery, 85% of stroke survivors felt that those they came in contact with did not understand stroke.
Care Provision, Unmet Need and Good Practice in Post-Stroke Vision Services in the UK
Our Level 2 in Stroke Awareness & Acquired Brain Injury qualification is aimed at HCAs, Care Home & Domiciliary staff who need to know how to act FAST and react to stroke emergency. Ideal training for residential, respite, day care, home care or acute and rehabilitation healthcare staff.
This project aims to find out if peer support can avert some of the adverse psychological consequences of aphasia, the language and communication disorder that affects about 15% of those who have a stroke. Stroke survivors with long-term aphasia will be trained as peer befrienders. They will be paired with individuals with aphasia who have had more recent strokes, e.g.
A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke
Stroke Association Care Award - recognising excellence in stroke care.
To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
One in eight adults (around 6.5 million people) is a carer. By 2037 it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. The ‘Caring and You’ programme will provide carers with the support, training and guidance needed to help them improve their skills and knowledge of caring.
Seaford Stroke & Caring Club is open to anyone who has experienced stroke or a different disability. New members welcome.
Stroke Association affiliated stroke club.