Your stay in hospital is only the start of your recovery.
There are a range of longer-term problems that you might continue to face after you have left hospital.
You can read about the common, and a few of the rarer, effects of stroke in this section, and download our factsheets for more detailed information.
Find out about:
- cognitive problems
- communication problems
- emotional problems
- physical problems
- visual problems, and
other problems, including physical pain, incontinence and balance problems.
You'll find information on what these conditions are, why they happen after a stroke and who can help you with your recovery.
Read our publications:
Communication problems after stroke
Swallowing problems after stroke
Cognitive problems after stroke
Epilepsy after stroke
Depression after stroke
Emotional changes after stroke
Continence problems after stroke
Fatigue after stroke
Balance problems after stroke
Pain after stroke
Sex after stroke
Visual problems after stroke
Rare effects of stroke