This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers.
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.
A stroke can sometimes lead to hallucinations or delusions. On this page we explain the causes of hallucination and delusion after stroke, what to do when someone is unwell and where to get help.
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.
A stroke in the brain stem can cause the very rare condition of locked-in syndrome, where the person is conscious but unable to move apart from their eyes.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.