Communication Problems Following A Stroke

Communication Problems Following A Stroke

Approximately 30% of stroke survivors will experience communication problems following a stroke. This often looks like difficulty understanding what people are saying but can also include difficulty reading and writing too. As different parts of the brain are...
What Are The Physical Effects Of Stroke?

What Are The Physical Effects Of Stroke?

In the UK someone is affected by a stroke every five minutes, approximately 100,000 people per year. Strokes affect people differently. They may be minor or major, with effects lasting short term or long term. Here we will discuss some of the more common physical...
How To Prevent A Stroke

How To Prevent A Stroke

Every year in the UK 100,000 people suffer a stroke and it is one of the leading causes of death. That’s approximately one person every five minutes has a stroke and there are currently 1.3 million stroke survivors. There are many ways you can help prevent a stroke,...
Stroke – What You Need To Know

Stroke – What You Need To Know

Someone is affected by a stroke every five minutes in the UK. It can happen to anyone, of any age, at any time. To ensure they get help as fast as possible, it’s vital to know how to spot the signs of a stroke in yourself or someone else. Read on to learn more...
Supporting our clients after a stroke

Supporting our clients after a stroke

What is a stroke? A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The resulting lack of oxygen to the brain causes damage that affects how the body functions. There are more than...
Stroke

Stroke

A stroke is a blood clot or bleed in the brain and can lead to permanent neurological damage and complications. While there are different types of strokes, sometimes a person will have a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or a ‘mini-stroke’. This is caused by a...