This booklet explains how a stroke can affect someone’s communication and what you can do to help them. It’s aimed at the friends and family members of someone who has had a stroke.
Problems with bladder and bowel control are common after a stroke. This guide explains some of the continence problems you might experience, how they are diagnosed, and the treatment and services available to help.
Balance problems are common after a stroke, and feeling dizzy or unsteady can make it difficult to walk and move around. This guide has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
This booklet talks about what happens if swallowing problems last longer than a few weeks. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
This leaflet talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.
If you've already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or if you've been told that you may be at high risk of stroke, we're here to help.
About two thirds of people experience some changes to their vision after stroke. This guide explains the different types of problems you might have and how they can be treated.
Our Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors and their carers who are living with the effects of communication difficulties, to create opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and get back to life after stroke.
Sunderland Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties. Our service can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and get you back to life after stroke.