In 2018, we conducted the largest ever survey of stroke survivors and their carers to find out more about their lives. Over 11,000 people affected by stroke in the UK took the time to share their stories with us. Find out what we learnt from the survey.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Top tips for family, friends, carers and anyone offering support to stroke survivors.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
Losing someone to stroke can be very difficult to cope with. This guide looks at the emotional impact of bereavement, including grief and the effect it can have on friends, family and carers.
On December 5, 2014, Emma Patchick one of our Postgaduate Fellows, published a research paper online in the medical journal, Health Expectations.
After a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA, or mini-stroke) by law you can't drive for a calendar month. Check if you are able to return to driving and if you need to tell the DVLA/DVA. Find out how to get back to driving following a stroke.
After stroke, you may be concerned whether you’ll be able to return to work and what you’ll do if you can’t.