Some people also take part in activities like this choir:
Aphasia might affect your finances, especially if you're no longer able to work. See getting financial support for further information on:
- where to get financial advice
- the different types of financial support available.
Our Life After Stroke Grants provide a one-off payment of up to £300 to fund vital home or personal equipment, or by funding support to become active in your community. Our grants are means-tested to ensure we're helping those most in need. To apply for a Life After Stroke Grant call our helpline on 0303 3033 100 or email Grants.External@stroke.org.uk including your name and postcode.
Returning to work
Going back to work might be a source of anxiety for you or your friend/loved one. See getting back to work for advice on:
- how your condition might affect your ability to work
- managing your return to work
- your rights as a person with an illness or disability in the workplace.
If you have aphasia because of a stroke, there are procedures you need to follow before you can drive again. Go to driving for further information on:
- what you need to tell the DVLA about your condition
- the assessments you need
- preparing yourself to get back behind the wheel
- alternatives to driving.
Our life after stroke section has further advice on other aspects of your life that may be affected by aphasia such as relationships and hobbies.