One in eight adults (around 6.5 million people) is a carer. By 2037, it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. The ‘Caring and You’ programme will provide carers with the support, training and guidance needed to help them improve their skills and knowledge of caring.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
Donna had two strokes a few days before her 51st birthday. She is now a Stroke Ambassadors and shares her story to raise awareness and help others to rebuild their lives after stroke.
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.
For stroke survivors, being asked to stay at home and away from other people might feel like a lot to deal with. It could also be tricky to work out if your emotions are due to stroke, or worry around coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are our tips on how to manage when you’re staying at home.
After stroke, you may be concerned whether you’ll be able to return to work and what you’ll do if you can’t.
A stroke doesn't have to stop you from going on holiday. There are plenty of ways to take a break, it may just take a little extra planning.
Grace was just 13 years old when she became her mum's full-time carer after she suffered a stroke. Find out more about Grace and her journey a a carer.
Hannah McGrath, was working night shifts as a nurse in 2015, when she found herself needing medical care after having two strokes. Read Hannah's stroke story.
Our leisure time is valuable, and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.