Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
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.
Stroke is a global epidemic, in the UK alone someone will have a stroke every 3 and a half minutes.
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.
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.
Raise awareness of stroke and fundraise by volunteering to become a Stroke Ambassador or an Events Fundraiser.
Resources for professionals - Communication aids, publications
Every year we partner with RNIB to help raise awareness of regular eye tests.
Make May Purple for stroke is the Stroke Association's annual stroke awareness month, which takes place every May.
Dr. Evans Nyambega knows from his own experience the need for increased stroke awareness and prevention in Kenya.