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In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.
In this issue we celebrate our Life After Stroke Award winners - inspirational people like Charlotte who made an incredible recovery after a stroke at the age of seven. We also take a look at our campaign report, Feeling overwhelmed, which focuses on the emotional impact of stroke and outlines our work to make sure people get the right assessment and support.
The most common effects of stroke are physical ones such as weakness, numbness and stiffness. This leaflet has information about some of the different physical problems that people may have after stroke, and what can help to improve them.
In your spring 2013 edition, the Aylen family share their experience of coming to terms with the emotional impact of stroke after Andrew had three strokes at the age of 21. We also take a look at how pets can make a difference to your recovery.
This leaflet has information for children about what happens when someone has a stroke.