Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech

Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech
 

Last year we highlighted the likely rise in the number of strokes across the UK – increasing by almost half in the next 20 years. This is a startling figure.
Most people are likely to know somebody who has had a stroke and will therefore know it strikes in an instant, without warning, and can lead to devastating consequences. In fact, stroke causes a greater range of disabilities than any other condition and it affects people of all ages.
During our Lost for Words campaign last month, we stressed the need for greater attention towards one of the more devastating effects of stroke – aphasia.... read more

 
14 January 2018 in Health, Views: 69
Source: Scotsman
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