Learn about what you can expect if you are taken to hospital with a suspected stroke, including what tests you should receive and what treatments may be available.
What can you expect when you start your recovery in hospital? This section covers the move from acute care to rehabilitation in hospitals, introduces the multi-disciplinary team of stroke that will help with your recovery, and provide information on starting rehabilitation therapy. It also looks at the question of whether you will fully recover from your stroke.
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
When you're well enough to leave hospital what happens when you go home? Find out what support you should receive when returning home and how we at the Stroke Association can help.
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.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
The story of Martin, who had a stroke on Christmas day in 2009.
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.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.