Hallucinations and delusions
A stroke can sometimes lead to hallucinations or delusions. On this page we explain the causes of hallucination and delusion after stroke, what to do when someone is unwell and where to get help.
What is vascular dementia?
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can be caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
Bereavement and grieving after stroke
Read about bereavement after a stroke and discover support options to help you deal with the emotional impact.
Caring for a stroke survivor
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
Supporting a stroke survivor
Understanding the importance of apathy, and improving its care in patients with stroke
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) causes 1 in 5 strokes. People who have SVD also commonly have apathy - a loss of interest and initiative. In this project, Professor Hugh Markus brings together a multidisciplinary team to better understand what is happening in the brains of people with SVD who are experiencing apathy, and how it could be treated.
Our policies on prevention
Our policy positions on prevention set out where we stand on big issues around prevention of stroke.
Social media house rules
We love hearing from you across the social media platforms that we use. To ensure that everyone has a positive, informative and safe experience, here are a few house rules for being part of our online community.
Stroke recoveries at risk report: our recommendations
Type: Campaigns
Our recommendations from the Stroke recoveries at risk report.
Research to rebuild lives after stroke
Type: Research
The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.