Stroke survivors can be referred to the Exercise-based Stroke Rehabilitation service for a 12 week programme. Exercise can help reduce the risk of an individual suffering a second stroke and helps survivors to overcome challenges they face following the physical impact of their stroke.
On Wednesday, a prestigious seminar was held at Northwick Park Hospital, London.
This research is testing whether starting ‘active’ rehabilitation in hospital within 24 hours of stroke will lead to better recovery after stroke than traditional methods.
Published in the journal, BMJ Open, a new study sheds light on whether a community-based rehabilitation training programme could help stroke survivors regain their independence after stroke.
The 2016 meeting of the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference will take place in London at City, University of London from the 14th – 16th December 2016. Find out more about the exciting aphasia research being presented, including research funded by the Stroke Association.
Could an ARNI-based rehabilitation approach benefit stroke survivors?
This project aims to produce a goal-setting tool that has been made with patients and staff so that is usable and helpful in stroke rehabilitation units.
Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
This project will carry out a review of current research literature to determine the current roles and practice of nurses working in stroke rehabilitation.
Nurses are the largest group of health professionals working with stroke survivors. However, there is little evidence describing their specific role in stroke rehabilitation.