This research project will design a healthy living programme for stroke survivors and their families and help people learn how to manage their own lifestyle risk factors.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Published today, the AMRC have launched a new booklet outling highlighting how vital health information is to enable researchers to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and improve care.
This project aims to find out if peer support can avert some of the adverse psychological consequences of aphasia.
For a child, a friend or family member - having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
Today, the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) launched a new spotlight report highlighting the positive difference medical research charities are making for mental health patients across the UK.
This project aims to develop and test a repetitive functional task practice (RFTP) therapy programme. Research physiotherapists will develop the programme in conjunction with stroke unit staff and patients.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?
Currently, a drug called alteplase is used in thrombolysis, but the researchers think that another drug, called tenecteplase, may be more effective than alteplase.
Balance problems are common after a stroke, and feeling dizzy or unsteady can make it difficult to walk and move around. This guide has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.