After a stroke, you might find it harder to perform some daily tasks like cooking and dressing. Fortunately, there is a variety of aids and equipment available to help. This guide has information on some of these products and where you can find them.
After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.
You are twice as likely to die from stroke if you smoke. So stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of stroke
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.
Find out why you may experience problems with your vision after stroke, the different kind of problems that can occur, and what treatments may be able to help.
Find out how your taste and smell can change after a stroke, why it happens and what may help you cope with the changes.
Childhood stroke can affect the whole family. The Stroke Association is here to support you as much as we can. We can provide resources and information related to peer support, stroke, brain injury and hemiplegia organisations, education, advocacy, and related conditions.