Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people aged 65 or over who need help with their care because of an illness or disability. Learn more about what it is and who is eligible for this support.
One in eight adults (around 6.5 million people) is a carer. By 2037, it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. The ‘Caring and You’ programme will provide carers with the support, training and guidance needed to help them improve their skills and knowledge of caring.
Dr Emma Patchwood shares some advice on coping with anxiety and ways to support yourself.
After a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA, or mini-stroke) by law you can't drive for a calendar month. Check if you are able to return to driving and if you need to tell the DVLA/DVA. Find out how to get back to driving following a stroke.
For stroke survivors, being asked to stay at home and away from other people might feel like a lot to deal with. It could also be tricky to work out if your emotions are due to stroke, or worry around coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are our tips on how to manage when you’re staying at home.
A stroke doesn't have to stop you from going on holiday. There are plenty of ways to take a break, it may just take a little extra planning.
We have put together this information on stroke and coronavirus (COVID-19) in partnership with NHS England. It is for all stroke survivors in the UK.
Hobbies and interests are a good way to keep your mind and body active and can help you to continue your recovery while you’re at home. Doing something you love can improve anxiety or low mood.
The World Stroke Congress (WSC) is currently being held in Hyderabad, India (26-29 October 2016). The WSC leads up to World Stroke Day on 29 October 2016.
Will my stroke treatment and support be different because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?