When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.