Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series. Sharron is encouraging stroke survivors, their families, friends and supporters to sign up to the sponsored walking events in their local community.
Claris Diaz, 32, originally from California, now lives in Cardiff and has devoted her life to stroke research after her childhood was affected by stroke.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke, and the impact it has on people’s lives.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
This research aims to improve outcomes for Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) patients by developing new emergency treatments to reduce swelling in the brain after ICH, and improving the care that patients receive.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
At just 23 years old, Emily Curry had a stroke while at work. She reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).