In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
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A web form for medical professionals to see how we can help with AF.
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.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This section describes the main benefits, credits and grants that are available from the government.
Our leisure time is valuable, and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.
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.