If someone you know has had a stroke, it’s likely that you’re going to have lots of questions. That’s why we’re here. Our "Five things you need to do" can help you start to get the answers you need.
Find information on how to start exercising after a stroke as well on tips on how to stay motivated.
The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between us and Evelina London Children's Hospital. It's funded by the Margaret Giffen Charitable Trust. The service provides tailored information and support for children, young people and families affected by stroke.
Problems with bladder and bowel control are common after a stroke. This guide explains some of the continence problems you might experience, how they are diagnosed, and the treatment and services available to help.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
After a stroke you need accurate and trustworthy information to help you understand what has happened and to support you in making informed choices for your future.
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
A stroke can leave you with balance problems which increases your likeliness of falling. Read our fall prevention tips and find out where to find support if you're worried about falling.