Stroke survivors Lorraine, David and Andrew share their experiences of aphasia and how they are finding new ways to communicate, and we celebrate the achievements of our Life After Stroke Award winners.
This resource will help with explaining: how the stroke has affected you, what your goals are, about your life, how people can help you to recover. It is suitable for health and social care professionals, friends and family, and anyone you meet.
This leaflet explains why your lifestyle might be putting you at risk of stroke, and the positive changes you can make to reduce your risk.
Individual needs are displayed in this one page summary which can be placed in visible places such as the front of their care plan or on the fridge so carers and professionals know how to support the individual. This can also be taken into hospital and kept with their notes or by the bed.
Information and resources to help you get financial support and benefits after a stroke.
A detailed guide for people planning their return to work, or thinking about retiring, volunteering, or a career change after a stroke.
Complete this Safety Checklist before every Know Your Blood Pressure event.
Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. We are calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
Also in the Summer edition: a warm welcome to our new Chief Executive; tips to a successful holiday; advice on finding a care home; money matters and more.
Stroke month is fast approaching and this year with a new name. From this year, we’re calling our stroke month Make May Purple for stroke.
We'd love to say a big thank you to all for your support in 2015 and with your help, together we can conquer stroke.
A leaflet for professionals about atrial fibrillation, how to identify patients affected by the condiition and how to manage AF in your community.