After a stroke, many people will not be able to drive and may find it challenging to access local activities, services and events. As a result, many people lose their independence and can become socially isolated.
As part of our five-year research strategy we have made a commitment to working with others to achieve a clear vision about the future priorities for stroke research.
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The first day of the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2017 in Prague included some truly inspiring scientific sessions. These included reporting from the DAWN study which suggests that more patients could be able to receive mechanical thrombectomy after stroke.
To help plan the care of stroke survivors and their rehabilitation, health professionals usually use a scale called the Barthel Index (BI) to measure how well they can perform activites of daily living (ADLs).
Clinical Study in the field of stroke, awarded jointly between the Stroke Association and the British Heart Foundation.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of the things that can help to treat them.