When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
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.
At just 23 years old, Emily Curry had a stroke while at work. She reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.