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. Yesterday saw Stroke Support Organisations (SSOs) from across the world convene at its Stroke Support Organisation Conference, which helped kick off WSC proceedings. Our international Development Officer, Sarah Belson, leads our SSO work, and shared her expertise on how to set up and grow an SSO.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
During February and March pharmacies across Wales are joining the Lower Your Risk of Stroke campaign, a partnership between Community Pharmacy Wales, Public Health Wales and the Stroke Association.
After a stroke some people may need to move to a care home. On this page you can find information and advice on how to find the right care home and how to pay for your accommodation. For many, the thought of moving into a care home is very frightening. We hope the following information will reassure you and help you to make the right choice.