This leaflet explains what vascular dementia is, what causes it and what you should do if you are diagnosed with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke or who think they may have vascular dementia.
The Stroke Association is holding this workshop to set the priorities for vascular dementia research in the UK.
If you are worried about vascular dementia, this guide is for you. It provides information about the signs of vascular dementia, living with the condition, and getting help and support.
Calls for proposals NOW OPEN for our Priority Programme Award in Vascular Dementia research.
Call for proposals NOW OPEN for our third Priority Programme Award in the area of Vascular Dementia.
On 29 January 2015, we held our Research Round-table meeting on Vascular Dementia.
In partnership with Alzheimer's Society and the British Heart Foundation, we are delighted to announce our funding of three new awards in vascular dementia research. This constitutes a combined investment of £2.2 million into a key area of unmet need.
A clinical trial called PASTIS is investigating a common cause of vascular dementia, and is currently recruiting stroke survivors to take part. The trial is taking place at St George's Hospital, London, and is funded by Alzheimer's Society.
Vascular dementia is the 2nd leading cause of dementia in the UK and there are currently no proven treatments. A new study at the University of Southampton is now investigating whether a failure of fluid drainage along the walls of blood vessels in the brain is a cause of vascular dementia.
The World Stroke Organization (WHO) reclassify stroke and vascular dementia for the next International Classification of Diseases (ICD).