The changing landscape for stroke by Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association.
To help plan the care of stroke survivors and their rehabilitation, health professionals usually use a scale called the Barthel Index (BI) to measure how well they can perform activites of daily living (ADLs).
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Every year we partner with RNIB to help raise awareness of regular eye tests.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
We are delighted to be partnered with DrugStars, an app that sends automatic reminders to take medicines, painkillers, vitamins etc. to help you or your loved ones stay on top of what needs to be taken when.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on life after stroke.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.