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Volunteers needed for stroke rehabilitation study

Posted on July 23rd 2015
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Volunteers needed for stroke rehabilitation study

A new research study is investigating the effectiveness of a community-based rehabilitation training programme for people who have suffered a stroke.  The training programme is called ReTrain, and the researchers are looking for volunteers in Devon to take part in the study.

Volunteers need to have suffered a stroke and been discharged for longer than one month following NHS stroke rehabilitation. They also need to have experienced difficulty managing stairs, slopes and uneven surfaces. The study is taking place at sites in Exeter and Newton Abbot.

The research study is supported by PenCLAHRC and the Stroke Association. ReTrain came about following an...

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