In this edition we look at the benefits of being active. Did you know, just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week can reduce your risk of stroke by a quarter? We know it's not always easy to exercise, espcecially after a stroke, so we've got some tips to get you started, including chair-based exercises.
Resources for professionals - Communication aids, publications
This guide provides information about the causes of pain after stroke and the treatments that may be available.
This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
After a stroke you may need to find accommodation with care or support included. This guide gives practical guidance on choosing and funding good quality accommodation.
This guide has information about the continence problems that may happen after stroke and the treatment and services available to help.
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.
The most common effects of stroke are physical ones such as weakness, numbness and stiffness. This guide has information about some of the different physical problems that people may have after stroke, and what can help to improve them.
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 guide has information about fatigue, what can contribute towards it and what can help you live with its effects.