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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.
Visual field loss is a commonly reported side effect of stroke and can seriously impact on functional ability and quality of life. Published today in the journal, Neuro-Ophthalmology, a new study shares insights learned from recruitment of study participants to the 'VISION' trial, and how this may inform future, similar trials.
Research can prevent strokes and saves lives. We understand just how important researchers are in pushing the boundaries and producing groundbreaking results for the world of stroke. We would like you to become part of our stroke research community.
Yesterday was day two of this year's UK Stroke Assembly South event in Stansted, Essex. Some of our researchers spoke at the event, sharing important insights into key areas of stroke research. There was also a stand showcasing our EVA Park project, which aims to help stroke survivors with aphasia regain communication skills and confidence.
The Academy of Aphasia is an organization made up of researchers who study the language problems of people who have neurological diseases. Last week, Stroke Association funded researchers presented their exciting aphasia research at the Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting 2016, held 16-18th October in Llanduno, Wales.
A new study published in the journal, Clinical Rehabilitation, suggests that a screening tool may help detect post-stroke anxiety in older people. The research was led by Professor Ian Kneebone (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), and was funded by the Stroke Association.
TSA LECT 2015/01 - Dr Audrey Bowen, University of Manchester
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event that showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
Find out more about our Keynote Lecture 2015