Physical effects of stroke
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Stroke recoveries at risk report: Susan's story
Type: Campaigns
Susan, from the Scottish Borders, had a haemorrhagic stroke caused by a bleed on the brain in May 2016. Following her stroke, Susan had problems with her speech, sight, hearing and mobility. Over time her speech and vision have improved, but Susan still struggles with walking. Susan has found lockdown really difficult.
Freedom to move
Stroke survivor, Maria, talks about how she's building exercise and movement into her daily routine, and shares some recommendations for online resources to help you to get moving.
Here For You - Alaire’s story
Type: Volunteer
Adjusting to life after stroke can be a disorientating experience for stroke survivors and carers. And since the coronavirus pandemic, many are feeling more lonely and disconnected than ever.
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.