One in five stroke survivors are left with partial or total loss of vision to one side following a stroke. The condition is called hemianopia, and can severely affect a stroke survivor's quality of life.
This research programme could substantially increase our understanding of how SVD develops, leading to new ways to investigate SVD and test drugs which may help treat it.
Two more studies support (thrombectomy) mechanical clot retrieval for stroke.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
What can you expect when you start your recovery in hospital? This section covers the move from acute care to rehabilitation in hospitals, introduces the multi-disciplinary team of stroke that will help with your recovery, and provide information on starting rehabilitation therapy. It also looks at the question of whether you will fully recover from your stroke.
This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke and what to consider before deciding if it is right for you.
This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
This guide explains why physiotherapy is an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke.
A long established local group and Stroke Association affiliated club offering friendship and various leisure activities.
This leaflet talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.