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Impact of visual impairment after stroke II

Funded by: Stroke Association

Location: By telephone or post

Recruitment criteria:

A visual impairment caused by a stroke, which occurred over 12 months ago.

Recruitment contact:

  • Name: Lauren Hepworth, Research Associate – Orthoptist, University of Liverpool Institute of Population Health
  • Email: Lauren.Hepworth@liverpool.ac.uk
  • Phone: 0151 7955315

Recruitment End Date: 31/12/2021

Nearly three-quarters of stroke survivors have a visual problem. The aim of this part of the study to test a new questionnaire for measuring the impact on quality of life caused by stroke-related vision problems.

Individuals who have had a stroke, which caused visual problems, are being asked to take part in this study.

Participants will be asked to fill in questionnaires by post or telephone. The questionnaires need to be filled in three times over three months. The questionnaires each time are slightly different, the longest takes around 15-20 minutes to complete and the shortest around 5-10 minutes.