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.
This leaflet has information about fatigue, what can contribute towards it and what can help you live with its effects.
This leaflet explains why your behaviour may change and talk about some of the things that can help you and the people around you cope with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things to come to terms with. This leaflet explains why someone may not survive a stroke and provides further sources of support.
This leaflet has information for children about what happens when someone has a stroke.
You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
A short, easy-to-read guide for stroke survivors, produced by the Stroke Association. Packed with essential information to help people understand their stroke.
Resources for professionals - Communication aids, publications