Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
The University of Manchester are currently advertising a new PhD studentship position which will investigate the use of prism adaptation training to help people with spatial neglect after stroke. The deadline for applications is Friday 18 November 2016.
More than 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia, a communication disability which can affect their ability to understand, speak, read, write and use numbers.
This complete guide explains how a stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organises and stores information. It also talks about the kinds of problems this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke and their family and friends.
Stroke is a global epidemic, in the UK alone someone will have a stroke every 3 and a half minutes.
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.
The Tameside Stroke Awareness Support Group is a Stroke Association affiliated group that offers a wide range of activities for its members.
Our Distance Learning Level 2 award in Stroke Awareness is aimed at you if you work with stroke survivors or those at risk of stroke in a care setting.
Resources for professionals - Communication aids, publications
Our stroke training day courses are the most comprehensive training available for health professionals who work with those who have had a stroke and the elderly population who is most at risk of stroke. Our training provides interactive sessions to help build empathy with stroke, the largest cause of complex adult disability in the UK.