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.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
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.
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.
A short, easy-to-read guide for stroke survivors, produced by the Stroke Association. Packed with essential information to help people understand their stroke.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.