This guide is for the family and friends of someone who is seriously unwell after a stroke. As well as medical questions, we also cover some of the things you may need to know about making decisions on someone else’s behalf.
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.
Holidays are an important part of life, and this guide can help you with holiday planning if you have a health condition or disability after a stroke. Including air travel after a stroke, travelling with medication and oxygen, and specialist travel agencies for people with disabilities.
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.
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.