Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
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.
Aphasia is a complex language and communication disorder resulting from damage to the language centres of the brain. Here you can find out more about the types of Aphasia as well as more information on recovery.
This book tells you what care should be provided after stroke. It is written for people with stroke and their carers. It's a short, easy to read version of the detailed National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (5th edition), published by The Royal College of Physicians and commended for a BMA patient information award.
The Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
Many strokes can be prevented. Although you cannot change some of the things that increase your risk of stroke, like your age, there are others that you can change.
A leaflet for professionals about atrial fibrillation, how to identify patients affected by the condition and how to manage AF in your community.
Fatigue is one of the most common effects of stroke. This guide has information about fatigue, what can contribute towards it and what can help you live with its effects.