Blog

The blog section features varied pieces and articles about stroke, what we are doing as an organisation and surfacing topics, information and events that may interest you.

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Feelings of grief after a stroke

Alex

The process of coming to terms with a stroke diagnosis can be similar to grief or bereavement. This is true for the stroke survivor and their family.

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Have your say in We Are Undefeatable's public consultation!

Alex

This September, the We Are Undefeatable team are gathering ideas from people on the type of tools and resources that are most needed to support people with health conditions to get active.

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My stroke recovery journey

Guest

Introducing Bob, our resident stroke survivor guest writer, sharing his inspiring stroke recovery journey. Join us as we explore his story of challenges, support, and valuable lessons, filled with hope, determination, and raising stroke awareness.

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My Stroke Guide is changing

Clement Oke

My Stroke Guide will be changing to bring it closer to the Stroke Association main website. We want to let you know what changes you'll see, why we are doing this work and how it will improve your experience using our websites.

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Artificial Intelligence and avoiding scams

Clement Oke

As technology continues to advance at a dizzying pace, scammers have found a new way to exploit vulnerable people using Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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Struggling with sleep? You're not alone

Ashley

Getting enough sleep is an important part of stroke recovery. But research has shown that around half of stroke survivors experience sleep problems.

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Tips for staying safe in the summer heat

Ashley

With one heatwave already under our belts this summer, it's important to think about how to stay safe when temperatures soar.

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The role of animals in stroke recovery

Ashley

Pet owners love to tell people about how their pet improves their mental health. But does pet ownership have real health benefits? Can it help with stroke recovery?

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Returning to work after stroke: the highs and lows

Guest

Roger shares his story of returning to work after a stroke, overcoming adversity and his determination to reclaim his professional life.

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On a Good Day: A podcast for carers

Ashley

After their husbands' strokes, Elizabeth and Julia wanted to share their experiences. They want to help other people who find themselves in a similar situation.

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