Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Caring for a stroke survivor can be a challenge. Many carers feel exhausted and isolated, and the financial impact can come as a shock. This guide has information and advice for anyone caring for a stroke survivor at home, and explains some of the benefits you might be entitled to as a carer.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
Find out about setting up a regular donation to support stroke survivors in your area.
During February and March pharmacies across Wales are joining the Lower Your Risk of Stroke campaign, a partnership between Community Pharmacy Wales, Public Health Wales and the Stroke Association.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
We publish information about stroke in a range of other languages.
This toolkit is for teachers and childcare professionals supporting children after a stroke. It explains how a stroke can affect a child's early development, and progress at school. The toolkit provides practical tools to help with communication, planning and documentation.