The Walton Stroke Club welcome new members and offer a range of activities including speakers, outings, games and exercise. They provide social support and communication support to people affected by stroke. For more information, please get in touch.
Published in the journal, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, a new Stroke Association funded study suggests people who are in the chronic stages of stroke will improve their reaching accuracy at the speed at which they train their reaching movement.
2016/17 was a great year for our charity. In our Annual Report, you can read about the things we've achieved, who we've helped and how we're performing financially. We're also saying a big thank you to all of our supporters who really do help us make a difference to the lives of those affected by stroke.
We've partnered up with Share Discovery Village in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, to provide short breaks for stroke survivors, their families and carers. Find out how to apply.
Co-funded by the Stroke Association, a new review of the research into NIBS (non-invasive brain stimulation) for the recovery of leg movement and walking suggests that although it can bring about changes in leg function, the design of existing studies are very different, making it difficult to determine its effectiveness.
Information on where to get financial and emotional support, as well as advice on driving and getting back to work.
The benefits system can be complicated, but it's important to know what financial assistance you are entitled to as a stroke survivor or carer. This guide aims to navigate some of the benefits that might be available to you and how you can claim them.
Stenting of the carotid arteries (running up the sides of the neck) is a common surgical procedure to reduce the risk of stroke. Stenting involves inserting a metal mesh into the artery to help widen it and improve blood flow.
A new study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry suggests that even relatively brief screening tools of cognitive assessment after stroke are associated with substantial incompletion for patients.
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.