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At the Stroke Association, we support people to make the best possible recovery following a stroke. One of the ways we can help is through offering financial support to those most in need. These are our Life After Stroke Grants.
A stroke doesn't have to stop you from going on holiday. There are plenty of ways to take a break, it may just take a little extra planning.
After a stroke, you may be eager to get back in the driving seat. However, strokes and TIAs can affect your ability to drive and there are procedures in place that you should follow if you want to drive again.
Our incredible volunteers tell us about their stories about their time volunteering with the Stroke Association.
The International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2018 took place in Los Angeles (24-26 January).
The ISC is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects. Check out some of the highlights from 2018.
At the Stroke Association, we support people to make the best possible recovery following a stroke. One of the ways we help is through our Life After Stroke grants. Our LAS Grants volunteers apply for grants on behalf of stroke survivors and in doing so offer financial support to those most in need.
It's vital to know how to spot the warning signs of a stroke in yourself or someone else. Using the FAST test is the best way to do this. Our FAST information pack will give you the opportunity to learn more about the symptoms of stroke, hear examples of when the FAST test has changed someone’s life and how you can share the message.
People who have survived a previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) are at particularly high risk of subsequent, ‘recurrent’ stroke with 30% having another stroke in the following five years. High blood pressure is the most important reversible risk factor for having a recurrent stroke.
Find out why you may experience problems with your vision after stroke, the different kind of problems that can occur, and what treatments may be able to help.
Find out how your taste and smell can change after a stroke, why it happens and what may help you cope with the changes.