Southampton Stroke Health Promotion and Engagement works directly with members of the public to disseminate health promotion messages and raise awareness of stroke, including how to prevent a stroke, the effects of stroke and how to recognise a stroke (FAST).
Reading and Wokingham Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. We will provide the support you need at home and in the community.
East Berkshire Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. We will provide the support you need at home and in the community.
Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
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.
This guide has information about some of the rare effects of stroke, including hallucinations, changes to your sense of smell, and locked-in syndrome.
This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
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.
Fatigue is one of the most common effects of stroke. This guide has information about fatigue, what can contribute towards it and what can help you live with its effects.