Welcome to the ARNI Stroke Charity website for stroke survivors, families and healthcare professionals: providing specialist rehabilitation and exercise support after hospital and community physiotherapy finishes.
Please click on the 2023 ARNI Newsletter
Your Stroke / Brain Injury Recovery Starts Here
ARNI home-based training and guidance for your rehab is POWERFUL. Accept no substitute.
In the news today: A smartphone application uses a facial video to examine 68 facial landmark points; sensors that measure arm movement and orientation; and voice recordings detect speech changes. Information from each test is then sent to a database server for analysis.
The app accurately detected arm weakness in more than two-thirds of the cases. And preliminary analyses confirmed that it may be able to reliably detect slurred speech, according to the researchers.
Previous research has found that stroke patients who are treated within 90 minutes of their ﬁrst symptoms were almost three times more likely to recover with little or no disability in comparison to those who received treatment more than 90 minutes after symptoms begin.
A new smartphone application called FAST.AI may help people who are having a stroke or their family and caregivers recognize common stroke symptoms in real time, prompting them to quickly call 9-1-1, ...
Have YOU got aphasia? ARNI Stroke Rehab & Recovery can now help! A suitable speech and language therapist (SLT) can be very helpful and we have the three low-cost specialist SLTs (from UCL and from University of Cape Town) who are available to help you now via login at www.strokesolutions.co.uk . If you do have it, the degree of your communication deficit may be having a significant impact on the success of your rehabilitation programme from now on, but the evidence shows that many people conquer aphasia successfully with the help of home-based SLT. Apply now! #arnistrokecharity#stroke#strokesurvivors #neuroplasticity#aphasia#aphasiatherapy #speechandlanguagetherapy #SpeechAndLanguage www.arni.uk.com... See MoreSee Less
ARNI has at last started a Zoom-based speech and language service for the public with specialist SLT colleagues which is already proving to be extremely successful! Keep watching for the next posts and blogs, and go to ARNI WEBSITE if you need help. If you have aphasia, you will find it hard to say what you’re thinking (expressive) or understand the spoken word (receptive). It can also affect your reading and writing skills. Aphasia occurs in as many as 40% of stroke survivors, making it the most common communication disorder caused by stroke, but many people conquer aphasia completely. #arnistrokecharity#stroke#strokesurvivors #neuroplasticity#aphasia#aphasiatherapy #speechandlanguagetherapy #SpeechAndLanguage www.arni.uk.com... See MoreSee Less
ARNI offers an initial telephone consultation to find you the best solution to your individual requirements. For stroke survivors & families: to discuss the possibilities of receiving rehabilitation and exercise after stroke training from one of the ARNI-trained instructors around the UK. Therapists & professional exercise instructors: wishing to register on the ARNI Functional Rehabilitation and Exercise Training After Stroke Qualification Course. Call 0203 053 0111 Phone lines: 9.00am to 5.00pm. Monday-Friday THERE WILL BE A KNOWLEDGEABLE ARNI RECEPTIONIST TO TAKE YOUR CALL. IMPORTANT: OUR LINE GETS VERY BUSY, SO IF YOU DON’T GET THROUGH FIRST TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A VERY QUICK MESSAGE ON THE ANSWERPHONE AND SOMEONE WILL RING YOU BACK IMMEDIATELY. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org #arnistrokecharity#stroke#strokesurvivors #neuroplasticity www.arni.uk.com... See MoreSee Less
The ARNI Institute is a UK Registered Charity: No. 1116130. Currently in our 20th year of voluntary work, we are committed to teaching stroke and other acquired injury survivors to gain better action ...