Susan Butcher had a stroke in 2012 and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
Gareth Davies had a stroke because of high blood pressure and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
This guide talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Physiotherapy is used to help with movement problems after a stroke, such as weakness or paralysis. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help you learn to
move and get around. It can help you learn to use your arm and hand in everyday activities as much as possible.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
This research will develop a new self-management programme for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, to help them to adjust to and manage their lives after stroke.
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.