This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
Questionnaires are commonly used to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment in stroke patients, and a new review of the research into their use has been published in the journal, Stroke.
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
Problems of mood, thinking and memory are common after a stroke. There has been limited research around these issues. This work aims to answer fundamental questions around who develops these problems and how they recover.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
A collaboration of experts in stroke and vascular dementia has worked with people affected by both diseases to create a program of work that answers fundamental questions: who will develop memory and thinking problems after stroke, why does this happen, how can we treat it?
Giving a gift to us in memory of a loved one is a positive way to celebrate their life.
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.
Find out more about our international work and our support of existing and new Stroke Support Organisations.