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Apr 20, 2019 3 min
What causes dementia?

Stroke and Dementia

For an average of 1 in 3 people, stroke and dementia are linked. The symptoms of dementia are caused by the injury to the brain, which happens during a stroke. Many people instantly think of Alzheimer’s disease when they consider…

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Jan 9, 2019 1 min

The 6 top bathing aids for elderly and disabled people

Stepping in the shower before work or enjoying a relaxing soak are things we take for granted – but for people with mobility difficulties, basic tasks such as bathing can be difficult or even dangerous. Here are our top picks…

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Nov 22, 2017 4 min
what are stroke symptoms

Are Stroke Symptoms Permanent?

Whether or not stroke symptoms are permanent depends on the severity of the stroke, and how fast the recovery in the months following. Following treatment and therapy programs is very important. Having a stroke can be devastating and the future…

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Nov 15, 2017 3 min
does diabetes cause stroke?

Stroke and Diabetes

Stroke and diabetes are linked. Without adequate insulin, glucose can build-up in the bloodstream, leading to fatty-deposits which can lead to clotting. The link between stroke and diabetes If you have diabetes you are more likely to have a stroke.…

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Nov 15, 2017 3 min
can stroke cause a seizure

Can Stroke Cause Seizures

On average 1 in 20 stroke patients will have a seizure, and a stroke can cause repeated seizures. Only when the patient has had more than 1 seizure, is it considered to be epilepsy. Strokes and epilepsy Any fitting can be…

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Oct 30, 2017 12 min
Stroke: a deeper dive

Stroke: A Deeper Dive

Stroke: A Deeper Dive Stroke: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the types, causes and treatments, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms. What causes a stroke? Anyone can have a stroke at any age. While the…

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Sep 1, 2017 3 min
stroke - what can I do

What To Do if Someone Has a Stroke

What to do if someone has a stroke: watch for the signs, act FAST, call an ambulance, put them on their side or in the recovery position, and stay calm. Find out more…  What to do if you suspect a…

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Jan 9, 2017 3 min
Care after stroke

Stroke Treatment At Home

When someone who has suffered a stroke is ready to be discharged from hospital, the team will work with you as a family to plan the process, so your loved one can continue to have safe stroke treatment at home.…

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