Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home, co-ordinated by a team of therapists, nurses and a doctor. A number of ESD services have been set up across England. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?
Existing vision tests do not tell us how a patient’s life will be influenced by their vision problems. This project aims to understand how the results of vision tests relate to how stroke survivors will be able to function in their daily lives.
Details on how to enter the Christmas card competition 2017.
We’re looking for a creative digital content expert to join our digital team in London.
The Douglas Drive Speech Tharapy Group welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in and around the Stevanage area. The group provides peer and communication support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.
After a stroke, many people will not be able to drive and may find it challenging to access local activities, services and events. As a result, many people lose their independence and can become socially isolated.
After a stroke, you may be eager to get back in the driving seat. However, strokes and TIAs can affect your ability to drive and there are procedures in place that you should follow if you want to drive again.
For many people, getting back behind the wheel is a big priority after a stroke. This guide has information about how stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can affect your ability to drive and what you need to do if you want to get back in the driving seat.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about driving, leisure and holidays after a stroke.