This guide has information about some of the rare effects of stroke, including hallucinations, changes to your sense of smell, and locked-in syndrome.
The most common effects of stroke are physical ones such as weakness, numbness and stiffness. This leaflet has information about some of the different physical problems that people may have after stroke, and what can help to improve them.
A guide for people who have had a stroke, produced by the Stroke Association. It's packed with information on the effects of stroke, stroke recovery and rehabilitation, and life after stroke.
Through a range of activities and meetings, the Lewisham Stroke Group provides essential peer and social support
This leaflet has information about fatigue, what can contribute towards it and what can help you live with its effects.
Using intelligent objects as rehabilitation tools for cognitive impairment. Can we re-train stroke survivors to learn sequences of behaviour that are vital to everyday tasks?
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
Our service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support in the aftermath of a stroke. We begin working with a stroke survivor, their carers and their family immediately following a stroke, and will continue to provide the support people need, for as long as they need it – within their own homes and back into the community.
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.