Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
A Post-Stroke Review identifies the unmet needs of stroke survivors and their carers, which our coordinators then address. They also carry out checks to highlight unidentified high blood pressure or Atrial Fibrillation.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
BBC 5 Live Daily looked at the great work we do in the Life After Stroke Centre. Find out more about some of the topics that were covered, including information on stroke, services near you and how you can support the charity.
In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on life after stroke.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Winter is full of festive treats. But what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke. In your winter Stroke News we demystify the advice - from what five-a-day looks like to getting to grips with alcohol units and understanding food labels so we can make healthier choices while really enjoying ourselves this winter.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Our Life After Stroke Services are designed to provide the right support to ensure every stroke survivor makes the best possible recovery. These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may answer some queries you have about the services.