Alaire volunteers for our Here For You telephone support service to help stroke survivors and carers stay connected and help combat feelings of isolation.
Will my stroke treatment and support be different because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
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.
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’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.
Michael Burns had two haemorrhagic strokes in two years. The strokes left him with lasting fatigue which has impacted his day to day life. Learn more about Michael's stroke story and how he manages the effects of his stroke.
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.
Neil Johnson from Airdrie in Scotland had a stroke at the age of 32. The effects were devastating - he couldn’t walk or talk. After months of rehabilitation, Neil wants to raise awareness that a stroke happens in the brain and can happen to anyone of any age.