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Recognising and reacting to the symptoms of a stroke

Take action when it’s needed most by understanding the symptoms of a stroke, suitable actions to take and how to support stroke recovery.

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21 December 2018
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Introducing your after stroke care team

After stroke care is a complex yet vital process designed to help people recover as much of their independence and ability as possible. To mark the Stroke Association's 'Make May Purple for Stroke' initiative, we've put together this article to introduce you to the key members of an effective after stroke care team.

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31 May 2018
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What health checks for older people should you be thinking about?

Health checks for older people help improve quality of life by ensuring doctors can start treating any medical conditions at the earliest possible opportunity.

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24 May 2018
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8 engaging stroke recovery activities

Use this handy list of engaging stroke recovery activities to make this challenging process as enjoyable and productive as possible.

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26 April 2018
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Sensory stimulation for elderly people: how to get started

Sensory stimulation for elderly people is really important. Find out how to get started with our brand new blog.

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28 September 2017
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Make May Purple | Stroke Awareness Month

Jackie Cooper, TGCG's Occupational Therapist, updates us on their involvement with Make May Purple, and their dedication to help prevent and provide outstanding stroke care.

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03 May 2017
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Care Sector News Review: February

Find out all the latest news regarding care services, medical research and awareness initiatives with The Good Care Group.

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27 February 2017
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Care at home during stroke recovery

Care at home during the stroke recovery process is an important factor. It helps the affected person adapt to life after an episode.

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12 January 2017
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What you need to know about stroke rehabilitation

Stroke rehabilitation is a lengthy process that requires specialist medical expertise. But, with the right support in place, your loved one can still carry out many of the day-to-day activities that make them who they are, and reduce the chances of a stroke occurring again in future

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06 October 2016
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Loneliness linked to increased risk of heart disease and strokes

Loneliness and social isolation have been identified as presenting a 30% increased risk of having a stroke or developing coronary artery disease.

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25 April 2016
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Study: Sleep is an essential part of stroke care

Sleep has been identified as an issue for people who have had strokes. Researchers from the University of Surrey and University of Freiburg have urged those involved in stroke care and stroke rehabilitation to pay particular attention to their clients’ sleeping patterns.

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15 April 2016
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Walking is key to lowering CVD risks for elderly

Elderly people face a lower risk of developing cardio-vascular disease (CVD) if they regularly undertake long, fast walks, a new study from the US has found.

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23 December 2015