For a child, a friend or family member - having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
A guide for people who have had a stroke, produced by the Stroke Association. It's packed with information on the effects of stroke, stroke recovery and rehabilitation, and life after 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.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
A short, easy-to-read guide for stroke survivors, produced by the Stroke Association. Packed with essential information to help people understand their stroke.
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.