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Anxiety and depression are common after a stroke. Mindfulness is becoming an increasingly popular way for people to manage their psychological health. This study aims to refine and test a mindfulness course specifically designed for people affected by stroke.
When you’re rebuilding your life after a stroke, the cost of paying for your medication can be an extra worry. But you may be able to get help with prescription payments.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This guide describes the main benefits, financial support and grants that are available from the government, local council and employers.
Alan was 72 when he had his stroke. Find out more about his story and how professionals helped with his rehabilitation.
A major new national research programme using robot assisted training to help NHS stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm, has been officially launched in the North East.
During the coronavirus pandemic, more of us have turned to technology to keep in touch with family and friends. But for lots of stroke survivors, especially those with communication difficulties including aphasia, getting online can be a struggle. This can leave them feeling lonely and isolated.
Speakability Self-Help Groups are run by and for people with Aphasia - language-loss following stroke, head injury or other neurological condition. At our meetings we support each other, share experiences, make new friends, rebuild self-confidence and develop new skills. We do not provide therapy.