In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information and support for carers.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about driving, leisure and holidays after a stroke.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This guide describes the main benefits, financial support and grants that are available from the government, local council and employers.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information about accommodation and equipment.
A professor from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been recognised with a Special Recognition Life After Stroke Award, for her contribution to improving the lives of stroke survivors through better stroke care and research.
We help people's recovery by offering financial support to those most in need. Learn more about our Life After Stroke Grants.
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.
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).
People with a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) are five times more likely to have a stroke. This guide explains what AF is diagnosed, how it increases your risk of stroke and how it is treated.