Join Team Stroke for the 2019 Bath Half Marathon and be part of one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK. This flat, fast course goes through the heart of the historic city centre of Bath, straddling both sides of the river Avon, and with an atmosphere that’s second to none.
Bath Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties. Our service can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and get you back to life after stroke.
Bath Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.
What does your local stroke group offer?
- Opportunity to learn new skills and practise old ones
- Support for you, your friends and family
- Help in regaining your confidence after a stroke
- A warm welcome and a friendly face
- The opportunity to talk to someone who understands because they’ve been through it too
After a stroke, you might find it harder to perform some daily tasks like cooking and dressing. Fortunately, there is a variety of aids and equipment available to help. This guide has information on some of these products and where you can find them.
Does intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering prevent loss of cognition after stroke?
President of the Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE) awarded Professional Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice honoris causa from University of Bath
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event that showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
Find out more about our Keynote Lecture 2015
Published in the journal, PLOS ONE, a new study sheds light on how feasible it is to conduct a large trial of intensive blood pressure lowering, and cholesterol lowering treatment after stroke, to see if these prevent patients developing memory and thinking problems (cognitve impairment). In some cases, cognitive impairment can progress and lead to dementia after stroke.