Your brain is amazing! It has the ability to re-wire itself, allowing you to improve skills such as walking, talking and using your affected arm. This process is known as neuroplasticity. Plasticity means your brain's ability to change. It begins after a stroke, and it can continue for years,
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
This page contains information about stroke that we have published in a range of other languages, with a variety of formats available.
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of the things that can help to treat them.
This guide explains the key benefits and financial help available including Universal Credit, Statutory Sick Pay, disability benefits, help with paying your mortgage and housing costs, and loans and grants.
After a stroke, you might have to think carefully about choosing the right accommodation for your support and care needs. This guide gives practical advice on choosing and funding good quality housing.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.