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

Around 85% of strokes are due to a blocked blood vessel in the brain, known as an ischaemic stroke. This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause you to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.

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: Stroke News magazine
Publication type: What we do
March 2018

Stroke survivor Ian tells us how joining a stroke group changed his outlook on life for the better, and shares his group's plans to Make May Purple. Explore our advice and ideas for accessible days out and our Helpline guidance on getting back to work after a stroke. Plus, find out how you can get involved in Step Out for 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 guide
Publication type: Stroke information
February 2018

Our 'State of the Nation' document is a definitive, up-to-date and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke including incidence, mortality, prevalence, risk factors and stroke care.

Tags: Statistics
Resource type: Information guide
Publication type: Campaigns
January 2018

Our FAST information pack will give you the information you need about how to identify the symptoms of stroke and share the FAST message. 

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: Stroke News magazine
Publication type: What we do
November 2017

December 2017

Find out how stroke survivor, Graeme, overcame aphasia and why he’s taking part in our Resolution Runs. Explore the new book list for people with long-term conditions and read our guidance on getting financial assistance for home adaptations.

Resource type: Information guide
Publication type: Support
November 2017

Our complete guide to stroke for employers can help employers prepare for someone's return to work after a stroke. It will tell you about stroke, the changes it can cause and how they can affect someone in the workplace.

Tags: Employment | Support | Work

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