The Stroke Association is working with Revitalise to offer respite breaks to stroke survivors and their carers.
Around a third of stroke survivors suffer from aphasia, a language disorder which can affect speech, comprehension and reading and writing skills. The Stroke Association has the skills and experience to help people with these communication disabilities.
A Post-Stroke Review identifies the unmet needs of stroke survivors and their carers, which our coordinators then address. They also carry out checks to highlight unidentified high blood pressure or Atrial Fibrillation.
The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between us and Evelina London Children's Hospital. It's funded by the Margaret Giffen Charitable Trust. The service provides tailored information and support for children, young people and families affected by stroke.
You are twice as likely to die from stroke if you smoke. So stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of stroke
Chapter four of our lived experience of stroke report examines the help and support available to help stroke survivors rebuild their lives after stroke.
After a stroke, you need accurate and trustworthy information to help you understand what has happened, and to support you in making informed choices for your future.
If someone you know has had a stroke, it’s likely that you’re going to have lots of questions. That’s why we’re here. Our "Five things you need to do" can help you start to get the answers you need.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
Read our statement on Budget 2016, where there were a number of important announcements relevant to stroke survivors, patients and carers.