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.
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).
In this edition, we look at the impact of stroke on families and hear from a carer, Adam, on how his family has remained strong after his wife had a stroke following child birth. We also have advice on everything from driving after stroke to reducing blood pressure and the benefits of befriending.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
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.
After his grandfather had two strokes, Dan Morgan pledged to give something back to the Stroke Association.
Information on where to get financial and emotional support, as well as advice on driving and getting back to work.
Find out how to access a UK-wide consultation group for stroke survivors with aphasia, a communication disorder which is common after stroke.
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.