After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.
If you are worried about vascular dementia, this guide is for you. It provides information about the signs of vascular dementia, living with the condition, and getting help and support.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
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After a stroke, you might have to think carefully about choosing the right accommodation for your support and care needs. This guide gives practical advice on choosing and funding good quality housing.
Regularly drinking too much alcohol raises your risk of a stroke, so it's important that you don't regularly drink more than the recommended limit. This guide explains the link between alcohol and stroke and offers some useful tips for cutting down.
For a child, a friend or family member having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
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.
Information about aphasia and communication problems.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.