Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
About two-thirds of people experience some changes to their vision after stroke. This guide explains the different types of problems you might have and how they can be treated.
About two thirds of people have vision problems after a stroke. This guide explains the different types of vision problems people can experience after a stroke and how they can be treated.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
UK Early Researcher Award for Mrs Jane Horne, Stroke Association Postgraduate Fellow
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 to help with the effects of stroke.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
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.
This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.