This complete guide explains how a stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organises and stores information. It also talks about the kinds of problems this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke and their family and friends.
This guide talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
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.
Find out more about the three most common types of aphasia.
Acting FAST saves lives and improves recovery.
In 2018, we conducted the largest ever survey of stroke survivors and their carers to find out more about their lives. Over 11,000 people affected by stroke in the UK took the time to share their stories with us. Find out what we learnt from the survey.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Find out what to expect when you begin your stroke recovery journey.
This guide contains information on some of the topics that can arise when someone is seriously ill after a stroke or nearing the end of their life. It covers areas such as consenting to treatment and advance decisions.