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After a stroke, you might find it harder to perform some daily tasks like cooking and dressing. Fortunately, there are a variety of aids and equipment available to help. This guide has information on some of these products and where you can find them. 

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Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.

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This guide explains what vascular dementia is, what causes it and what you should do if you are diagnosed with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke or who think they may have vascular dementia.

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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.

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This guide talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke. 

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

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This guide explains the key benefits and financial help available including Universal Credit, Statutory Sick Pay, disability benefits, help with paying your mortgage and housing costs, and loans and grants.

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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. 

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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.

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A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.

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