Our Life After Stroke service groups play an important role in ensuring that stroke survivors don't become socially isolated. They also help to build the confidence and self-esteem of the people who attend. As a Stroke Group Supporter, you will be part of a team assisting in the running of one (or more) of these service groups.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
There are a number of tools available to help people with Aphasia communicate.
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.
Our Voluntary Groups play an important role in ensuring that stroke survivors do not become socially isolated. They also help to build the confidence and self-esteem of the people who attend.
As a driver you will provide a safe, comfortable transport service to stroke survivors, and sometimes their carers and families, so that they can continue to feel part of their local community.