This guide explains the factors that can make people of South Asian origin more at risk of stroke and how you can reduce your risk.
We have collated some of the most frequently asked questions. But if, for any reason, you have a question that’s not answered on this page, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
We're bringing the UK Stroke Assembly 2020 to you. We'll provide online resources, workshops and materials to support your recovery at home. We're hosting weekly webinars and a range of activities to keep you engaged with our community and to ensure everyone is able to find the support they need.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
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.