Paula’s story
Type: Campaigns
Whilst the stroke left Paula physically unaffected, her mental health had been severely affected.
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Balance problems after 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.
Rules governing our raffles
Type: Donate
Read the rules and regulations which govern our raffles, as well as the complaints procedure and further information about raffle policies.
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International project launches to prevent stroke in patients with brain bleeding: PRESTIGE-AF
Type: Research
PRESTIGE-AF is a new multi-million Euro initiative funded by the European Commission has been set up to help prevent stroke in patients with existing conditions.
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Rebuilding lives through stroke research
Type: Research
We want to help as many people as possible live the best lives they can. One of the key ways we do this is by funding research into more effective treatments, rehabilitation and after-stroke care.
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Concentration problems
A stroke can affect your brain’s ability to concentrate. Concentration problems are especially common in the early stages after a stroke. Find out more about the signs and symptoms of concentration problems after a stroke and what you can do about them.
Could listening to a beat help stroke survivors walk again?
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As well as reducing independence, walking problems after a stroke leads to lower daily activity, increasing the risk of further stroke and health problems. A promising method of improving walking after stroke is through ‘auditory rhythmical cueing.’ which involves people walking to the rhythm of a sound beat. This method improves walking after stroke in the hospital but has not been tested later on at home where recovery could continue.
Fasting after a stroke
You may wish to fast for personal or religious reasons. Is it safe to fast after a stroke?
Social media toolkit - Stroke Prevention Day 24
Type: Campaigns
Share these social media posts and images to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation (AF) for Stroke Prevention Day 2023.
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Help with the cost of home adaptations
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Find out about the financial support available to help you make your home safer and more accessible after a stroke.
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