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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: Stroke information
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: Stroke information
September 2017

For many people, getting back behind the wheel is a big priority after a stroke. This guide has information about how stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can affect your ability to drive and what you need to do if you want to get back in the driving seat.

Tags: Driving | Work
Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is the same as a stroke but the symptoms last a short amount of time. This guide explains how to spot the signs of a TIA, and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke. In the UK, 9.5 million people are diagnosed with high blood pressure, with a further 5.5 million cases undiagnosed. This guide explains the link between high blood pressure and stroke, the medication used to treat it and some steps you can take to lower your blood pressure.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

There are plenty of holiday options to choose from if you or someone you care for has had a stroke. From respite breaks to accessible holiday packages, there are options that cater for many of the difficulties a stroke survivor might face. This guide offers some helpful tips on organising a holiday and some sources of help and advice you may find useful.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Stroke information
September 2017

This guide has information about some of the rare effects of stroke, including hallucinations, changes to your sense of smell, and locked-in syndrome. 

Resource type: Stroke News magazine
Publication type: What we do
August 2017

Find out about the pioneering stroke research that is shaping the future for stroke survivors; how a Life After Stroke Grant helped Megan Giglia achieve Paralympic gold; and read our top tips for cycling after stroke. 

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