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.
It can be difficult to know what to do when someone you love is diagnosed with vascular dementia. Find information and advise on how to support someone with vascular dementia.
This toolkit is for teachers and childcare professionals supporting children after a stroke. It explains how a stroke can affect a child's early development, and progress at school. The toolkit provides practical tools to help with communication, planning and documentation.
For a child, a friend or family member - having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
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.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
The benefits system can be complicated, but it's important to know what financial assistance you are entitled to as a stroke survivor or carer. This guide aims to help you navigate some of the benefits that might be available to you and how you can claim them.
Caring for a stroke survivor can be a challenge. Many carers feel exhausted and isolated, and the financial impact can come as a shock. This guide has information and advice for anyone caring for a stroke survivor at home, and explains some of the benefits you might be entitled to as a carer.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.