More than 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia, a communication disability which can affect their ability to understand, speak, read, write and use numbers.
This book tells you what care should be provided after stroke. It is written for people affected by stroke and their carers. It's a short version of the detailed National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (5th edition).
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Around a third of stroke survivors suffer from aphasia, a language disorder which can affect speech, comprehension and reading and writing skills. The Stroke Association has the skills and experience to help people with these communication disabilities.
This research will develop a new self-management programme for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, to help them to adjust to and manage their lives after stroke.
Our 'State of the Nation' document is a definitive, up-to-date and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke including incidence, mortality, prevalence, risk factors and stroke care.
Find out how to access a UK-wide consultation group for stroke survivors with aphasia, a communication disorder which is common after stroke.
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
Information on where to get financial and emotional support, as well as advice on driving and getting back to work.