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.
Professors Fiona Rowe and Audrey Bowen, and Dr Emma Patchwood are at the forefront of transforming stroke care for generations of stroke survivors - thanks to gifts left in the Wills of people like you.
People can experience a range of changes to their mood and thinking after a stroke. While we have information about these changes in the short-term (up to 12 months) after stroke, we don’t know much about the longer term changes. This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This guide describes the main benefits, financial support and grants that are available from the government, local council and employers.
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.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
Broadcaster, author and stroke survivor Andrew Marr is supporting a nationwide search for stroke survivors to enter the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards (LASA) 2016.