Looking Back on Stroke Awareness Month 2020

Move that Qi Looking back on Stroke Awareness Month – May 2020 I’m a notorious Pollyanna, but right now, I’m checking our privilege. Make May Purple, they said. Well, it may have been purple somewhere, but of course, we haven’t been out and about to see the evidence. Apart from memes.  There’s a poetic irony … Read more

Home after hospital

Home from Hospital Early Supported Discharge Reflections on a tricky transition Discharge from hospital is probably something that sticks in the memory for most people.  Terry had been in hospital for four weeks when he was allowed home under the local Early Supported Discharge scheme. Panic and delight in equal measure! We’ve since met other … Read more

Touch – Improvements, 2013-2020

Touch Improvements over time – 2013-2020 When we started this blog we subtitled it “then and now”. So far, we’ve focused on the first few weeks. From now on we’ll dodge around a bit and update to stop you getting bored. Regaining hand function has proved a big challenge. 2013 – Terry At times it’s … Read more