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Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery. A common cause of this is disease in the large carotid arteries in the front of your neck. This leaflet explains what can cause carotid artery disease and how it can be treated.
Our 'State of the Nation' document is a definitive, up-to-date and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke including incidence, mortality, prevalence, risk factors and stroke care.
Stroke survivors Lorraine, David and Andrew share their experiences of aphasia and how they are finding new ways to communicate, and we celebrate the achievements of our Life After Stroke Award winners.
This resource will help with explaining: how the stroke has affected you, what your goals are, about your life, how people can help you to recover. It is suitable for health and social care professionals, friends and family, and anyone you meet.
Individual needs are displayed in this one page summary which can be placed in visible places such as the front of their care plan or on the fridge so carers and professionals know how to support the individual. This can also be taken into hospital and kept with their notes or by the bed.
Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. In this edition of Stroke News, we tell you how we're calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
Stroke month is fast approaching and this year with a new name. From this year, we’re calling our stroke month Make May Purple for stroke.
We'd love to say a big thank you to all for your support in 2015 and with your help, together we can conquer stroke.