...combines the expertise of three research groups at the University of Sheffield: Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group (RAT Group), the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and the Telehealth and Care Technologies theme of CLAHRC YH (http://clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk/)
Tuesday, 15 December 2015
Posters and prizes at the UK Stroke Forum
Dr Rebecca Palmer with Big CACTUS poster
group projects had posters at the UK Stroke forum held in Liverpool from the 1st-3rd
December 2015. The Big CACTUS study had an on-going trials poster. The Big
CACTUS study, led by Rebecca Palmer, is investigating the clinical and
cost-effectiveness of aphasia computer therapy in the long term post-stroke.
The study has recruited 180 participants so far and aims to recruit another 105
by July 2016.
Mark Jayes Patient Carer and Public involvement prize
member Mark Jayes won the Patient Carer and Public Involvement prize for his
poster about about the
user-centred design of a toolkit to aid mental capacity assessment. This prize
recognised the hard work and vital contribution of service users to the
development of the toolkit.
also had a poster about the novel use of narrative stories and forum theatre as
methodologies to represent the experience of stroke.