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

For a child, a friend or family member having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
April 2018
You can still enjoy a range of hobbies and leisure activities after you've had a stroke. This guide provides some ideas, from arts and crafts to days out.
Resource type: Information guide
Publication type: Stroke information
April 2018

If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.

Resource type: Information guide
Publication type: Stroke information
April 2018

After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.

Resource type: Information guide
Publication type: Stroke information
April 2018

If you are worried about vascular dementia, this guide is for you. It provides information about the signs of vascular dementia, living with the condition, and getting help and support.

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

This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.

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

This guide is for anyone having emotional problems after a stroke. It's very common to have emotional problems such as anxiety, depression and emotionalism after a stroke. This guide helps you understand the reasons for this, suggests things you can do to help your recovery, and lists ways to get help.

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

This complete guide explains how a stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organises and stores information. It also talks about the kinds of problems this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke and their family and friends. 

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

This guide talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke. 

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

This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.

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