All text, illustrations, photographs, videos and any other media presentation provided on the Stroke Association's website is provided for information purposes only and is in no way intended to be a substitute for medical consultation with a qualified professional.

Information on this website is subject to change without prior notice. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information on the website is complete, correct and up-to-date, this cannot be guaranteed. The Stroke Association shall not be liable whatsoever for any error, omission or damages incurred as a result of the use of information posted on this website.

The mention of specific organisations or of certain manufacturers' products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by the Stroke Association in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

The Stroke Association is not responsible for, and cannot guarantee the accuracy of, information on sites that it does not manage, nor should the inclusion of a hyperlink be taken to mean endorsement by the Stroke Association of the site to which it points. We refer to our website links policy when considering requests for us to include a link to another website.

While the Stroke Association makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website it cannot guarantee such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses or other malicious programmes. Therefore, we strongly recommended that you take appropriate safeguards to protect your computer before downloading information from this, or any other, website.