If you are worried about vascular dementia, this guide is for you. It provides information about the signs of vascular dementia, living with the condition, and getting help and support.
Caring for a stroke survivor can be a challenge. Many carers feel exhausted and isolated, and the financial impact can come as a shock. This guide has information and advice for anyone caring for a stroke survivor at home, and explains some of the benefits you might be entitled to as a carer.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
This guide has information about some of the rare effects of stroke, including hallucinations, changes to your sense of smell, and locked-in syndrome.
Stroke Association Affiliated Stroke Club
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
The SOS (Survivors of Stroke) Yeovil Stroke Club welcomes new members and offers a range of activities including speakers, outings, games and exercise. They provide social support to stroke survivors and carers are also welcome.
The Forest of Dean Stroke Club welcomes new members and offers a variety of activities including social support, speakers, communication support, outings, meals, games, quizzes, exercise and art.
The group runs alternate Mondays. Please get in touch for details of the next date.
Friends of Tuesday club provides a safe and friendly environment for people affected by stroke to receive support and information. The club meets weekly and enjoy activities such as exercise, games, outings and visits by speakers.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.