Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
If you’ve been affected by stroke, our Stroke Helpline is here to support you you. We can offer advice, support and guidance, and we can answer your questions about stroke.
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can be caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
Find out about setting up a regular donation to support stroke survivors in your area.
A stroke in the brain stem can cause the very rare condition of locked-in syndrome, where the person is conscious but unable to move apart from their eyes.
Find out about our Stroke Helpline and Information Service, the service standards we work to, and how we perform against these.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about reducing the risk of stroke.