When you have a stroke

Resource type: Information guide

Publication type: Publication

Resource type

This is a short, easy-to-read guide for anyone who has had a stroke. It helps you understand your stroke. 

This guide explains the different kinds of stroke, and why they can happen. It gives information about recovering from stroke. We also look at rehabilitation, and how to reduce your risk of another stroke. 

The guide gives ways to get more help and advice if you are living with the effects of a stroke.

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This guide is available in a range of other languages.

Document date

Publication date
March 2018
Next review due
March 2019