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.
Vicki from our Stroke Helpline shares her top tips for stroke survivors, friends and family on managing loneliness and isolation during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) stay-at-home measures.
Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, took the opportunity to tell Her Majesty The Queen about stroke survivors' amazing recoveries at her OBE award ceremony.
More than half (57%) of stroke survivors surveyed by the Stroke Association say their sex life has changed since their stroke – with a third saying they are now too scared to have sex.
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.
We want to support the next generation of stroke research leaders to continue to improve stroke care and the lives of people affected by stroke in the years to come. We’re proud to introduce you to four researchers at the beginning of their careers who have recently been awarded Stroke Association research fellowships.
We’re now funding stroke research in every nation of the UK. Come with us on a trip around Britain, to explore some of the projects aiming to improve people’s lives after stroke.
More than half (57%) of stroke survivors surveyed by the Stroke Association say their sex life has changed since their stroke – with a third saying they are now too scared to have sex. Sex and relationships play a vital role in helping stroke survivors to rebuild their lives and this Valentine’s Day we want more people to talk about this sensitive and important issue.
Five stroke survivors with swallowing difficulties were interviewed, including family members who have a role in looking after them. They were asked about their experience in hospital, as well as their opinions on and feelings about their swallowing difficulties after stroke.
Our organisational policies provide us with a framework to ensure that we behave and make decisions in an ethical and socially responsible manner.