Researchers from City, University of London have launched a new project aimed at helping people with aphasia tell their story, and improve their ability to carry out everyday conversation following a stroke.
SW London Stroke Club (Moving On) provides the opportunity for stroke surviviors to meet in an informal atmosphere where they may share ideas, swap information and enjoy each other's company and support. Family and friends are most welcome and regular Carers Support sessions are offered.
Made in collaboration with patients and staff, a goal-setting tool should be produced which is helpful to use on stroke rehabilitation units.
The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
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Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
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Clinical Study in the field of stroke, awarded jointly between the Stroke Association and the British Heart Foundation.