Qualitative researchers Marilyn Kendall and Scott Murray reflect on the importance of patients' and carers' illness accounts for getting to the heart of what matters to people and share some ‘found’ poems that have emerged from their stories.
Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidence on interventions for dysphagia in people with dementia and after stroke.
Cochrane UK's Sarah Chapman revisits her 2014 blog on music therapies to share new Cochrane evidence.
In this blog for our #LifeAfterStroke series, Scott Murray and Marilyn Kendall talk about evidence from in-depth interviews, which could guide provision of person-centred care after major stroke and support people in living and dying well.
Rose Peel looks at the role of occupational therapists in supporting stroke survivors and the need for evidence to underpin therapy.
Stroke survivor Annette Dancer returns to the blog with this vignette about her #LifeAfterStroke for our special series.
Mark Smith, Consultant Physiotherapist in Stroke Rehabilitation, looks at Cochrane evidence on physical rehabilitation approaches for the recovery of function and mobility following stroke and the implications for service delivery
Annette Dancer blogs about her life after stroke: rebuilding confidence and getting speech problems into perspective.
In a blog for our series #LifeAfterStroke, neuropsychologist Marta Bienkiewicz takes a look at the evidence on cognitive rehabilitation.
In this blog, Caroline Carus reflects on some of the impacts of her stroke, one year on.
Julie Duncan Millar, PhD Student and Physiotherapist, discusses measuring what matters to stroke survivors and developing a new toolkit of outcome measures for use in stroke trials
Annette Dancer and Claire Mitchell give us their perspectives on the benefits of working together in stroke research