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Resource type: Information guide
Publication type: Publication
March 2018

A short, easy-to-read guide for stroke survivors, produced by the Stroke Association. Packed with essential information to help people understand their stroke.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
March 2018

Having a seizure after a stroke can be frightening. Some stroke survivors are diagnosed with epilepsy, which is the tendency to have repeated seizures. This guide provides information about epilepsy after stroke, types of seizure and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.

Tags: Driving | Epilepsy
Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
March 2018

About two thirds of people experience some changes to their vision after stroke. This guide explains the different types of problems you might have and how they can be treated.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
January 2018

Caring for a stroke survivor can be a challenge. Many carers feel exhausted and isolated, and the financial impact can come as a shock. This guide has information and advice for anyone caring for a stroke survivor at home, and explains some of the benefits you might be entitled to as a carer.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
November 2017

The benefits system can be complicated, but it's important to know what financial assistance you are entitled to as a stroke survivor or carer. This guide aims to navigate some of the benefits that might be available to you and how you can claim them. 

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

For many people, getting back behind the wheel is a big priority after a stroke. This guide has information about how stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can affect your ability to drive and what you need to do if you want to get back in the driving seat.

Tags: Driving | Work
Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is the same as a stroke but the symptoms last a short amount of time. This guide explains how to spot the signs of a TIA, and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke. In the UK, 9.5 million people are diagnosed with high blood pressure, with a further 5.5 million cases undiagnosed. This guide explains the link between high blood pressure and stroke, the medication used to treat it and some steps you can take to lower your blood pressure.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

There are plenty of holiday options to choose from if you or someone you care for has had a stroke. From respite breaks to accessible holiday packages, there are options that cater for many of the difficulties a stroke survivor might face. This guide offers some helpful tips on organising a holiday and some sources of help and advice you may find useful.

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