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Mum

by Anonymous
Poignant poem about son's changing relationship with his mother after she has a severe stroke
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - stroke - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Touch

by Samantha Bandara
Photograph of dying elderly man being comforted by his wife at his bedside in hospital - issues about with-holding further medical intervention
Tags: visual - photography - my_family - stroke - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Homonymous Hemianopia

by Francis Campbell
Humorous poem about a patient who can only see half the toilet seat
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - stroke - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Waiting

by Kathleen Galvin and Les Todres
Poetry informed by embodiment and phenomenological theory
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - stroke -

This Family and other drugs

by Antonis Tofias
An other-worldly moment when communication complexity post-stroke dissolves in an integrated, multi-sensory environmental experience.
Tags: visual - pastel - out_of_our_heads - stroke - hospital experience - oooh_featured -

To a bird of a cage, can I help you fly free?

by Sophie Boyd
An exploration of Locked-in Syndrome with reference to two case-studies
Tags: visual - photography - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - stroke - hospital care - palliative care - locked-in-syndome -

Fragmented Identity

by Rachel Elven
A visual portrayal of identity-construction post-stroke
Tags: visual - drawing - bone_deep - stroke - cardiology - general practice -

My mind is not my own

by Rebecca Wood
A subtly nuanced visual and audio interpretation of the impact of a stroke on a particular patient based on his detailed embodied descriptions.
Tags: multimedia - film - bone_deep - stroke - cardiology -

The combination of the mind, the body, emotions and spirit to encourage resilience

by Elizabeth Mallon
An analysis of the film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly raising questions around the quality of life within profound disability.
Tags: visual - painting - bone_deep - stroke - cardiology - medicine and surgery -

The Whole-r-System

by Navdeep Bhamra
Using the solar system as analogy for connectivity - a daughter analyses the holisic impact of her motherís stroke.
Tags: visual - mixed-media - my_family - stroke - cardiology - mdemo -