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A stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organises and stores information. This complete guide explains the kinds of problems this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke but there is...

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Problems with communication are common after stroke. This complete guide will help you understand more about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke but there is information for family and friends as well. It contains more detailed...

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A stroke is sudden and shocking. This complete guide explains how a stroke can affect your emotions, some of the problems that this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke but there is...

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One in four strokes in the UK happen in people of working age, but with the right support and guidance many people successfully return to work after a stroke.
 
If you have an employee who is coming...
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Swallowing problems are very common after a stroke. If your swallowing has been affected, this complete guide can help you understand what you need to do. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke but there is information for family and...

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If you are worried about vascular dementia or know someone who is, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke or who think they may have vascular dementia, but there is information for...

Resource sheet

If you work with or know someone with aphasia, these Guidelines are for you.

We know that because aphasia affects people in different ways and to different degrees, there’s no one solution to making information understandable to...

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After a stroke, your current home may no longer be the best place for you to get the care and support you need, and you may need to consider alternative accommodation. This factsheet offers practical guidance and support to help you consider your...

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Sometimes after a stroke you may be left with ongoing disability that means that you can’t go back to living at home. This large print factsheet describes your main alternatives for accommodation – care homes and sheltered housing. It...

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Fully referenced version of Accommodation after stroke factsheet.