This guide talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.
Being told that you’ve got vascular dementia can be devastating, but people with dementia can lead active, purposeful lives. Find information and advice to help you adjust to living with vascular dementia.
Many people have problems with their memory after a stroke, especially in the first weeks and months. However, they may not always be down to a problem with your memory itself. Find out more about what may cause memory problems after stroke and what you can do about it,
Returning to school after stroke may feel like a scary prospect, but see it as an achievement; it is a milestone in your child’s recovery. It is also an opportunity for your child to see their friends and participate in class.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by 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.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.