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

Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
November 2017

Occupational therapy can help you adjust to life after stroke by giving you the confidence and skills to perform daily tasks. This guide explains what to expect from occupational therapy and how you can find an occupational therapist. 

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Research
November 2017

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: Publication
November 2017

Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated. 

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
November 2017

Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery. A common cause of this is disease in the large carotid arteries in the front of your neck. This guide explains what can cause carotid artery disease and how it can be treated.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
November 2017

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: Publication
September 2017
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.

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