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.
Childhood stroke can affect the whole family. The Stroke Association is here to support you as much as we can. We can provide resources and information related to peer support, stroke, brain injury and hemiplegia organisations, education, advocacy, and related conditions.
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 navigate some of the benefits that might be available to you and how you can claim them.
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.
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.
This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.
The Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke.
Hammersmith ans Fulham Life After Stroke Group is a Stroke Association Voluntary Group that meets fortnightly.