'Fatigue after stroke: so common, yet so little understood' - 2020Health blog contributed by Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager, Stroke Association.
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If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
If you are thinking about your work options after a stroke, this guide can help. It contains information on your rights at work, retirement, changing career, and volunteering.
A collaboration of experts in stroke and vascular dementia has worked with people affected by both diseases to create a program of work that answers fundamental questions: who will develop memory and thinking problems after stroke, why does this happen, how can we treat it?
We are excited to share that the Government has just committed to the new national plan for stroke that we have been developing with NHS England.
As well as reducing independence, walking problems after stroke lead to lower daily activity, increasing risk of further stroke and health problems. A promising method of improving walking after stroke is through ‘auditory rhythmical cueing.’ which involves people walking to the rhythm of a sound beat.
Abergele Stroke Club meet twice a month on alternate Thursdays, please contact Joan for the date of the next meeting. They enjoy a fortnightly social gathering aswell as trips, parties, speakers. The club have a mini bus so can provide transport on request.
Abingdon Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the Abingdon area.
We are the UK’s leading stroke charity. We deliver stroke services across the UK, campaign for better stroke care, invest in research and fundraise to expand our reach to as many stroke survivors as possible.