Chapter four of our lived experience of stroke report examines the help and support available to help stroke survivors rebuild their lives after stroke.
The third chapter of our lived experience of stroke report looks into the challenges facing stroke survivors and the help they need.
The second chapter of our lived experience of stroke report explores the wider impacts of stroke. We look at how stroke impacts relationships as well as work and finances.
The first chapter of our lived experience of stroke report looks at the hidden effects of stroke. While some effects of a stroke may be obvious, effects like emotional changes, memory loss and extreme tiredness are harder to see.
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.
A short, easy-to-read guide for stroke survivors, produced by the Stroke Association. Packed with essential information to help people understand their stroke.
Getting active isn’t always easy but it’s never too late to start and even small increases in physical activity can have a big impact in reducing our stroke risk. Knowing where to start can often be the hardest thing so we share our tips on getting started, including how setting a goal can be the first step.
Winter is full of festive treats. But what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke. In your winter Stroke News we demystify the advice - from what five-a-day looks like to getting to grips with alcohol units and understanding food labels so we can make healthier choices while really enjoying ourselves this winter.
In this edition we're celebrating the courage of stroke survivors, including people like Pete, who recently won a Life After Stroke Award. A severe stroke left Pete with the communication disability, aphasia, but it also changed his whole outlook on life. He now volunteers tirelessly to helps other people who've had their lives turned upside down by stroke.
In this edition we look at the benefits of being active. Did you know, just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week can reduce your risk of stroke by a quarter? We know it's not always easy to exercise, espcecially after a stroke, so we've got some tips to get you started, including chair-based exercises.