Information Leaflets for Patients and Carers

My Stroke Guide: all you need to know about strokes at your fingertip


Click here for a wide range of patient information materials and videos published by The Stroke Association

Click here for more information provided by the Scottish Chest, Heart, and Stroke Association

Click here for information on 'Mini Stroke' or transient ischaemic attack (TIA

Below is a list of information leaflets in alphabetical on the leaflet name to get to the relevant site.


Aids and equipment for independent living

Alcohol and stroke

Atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke

Atrial fibrillation: What you need to know

Balance problems after stroke

Behavioral changes after stroke

Benefits and financial assistance

Bereavement and stroke

Bleeding in the brain: haemorrhagic stroke

Blood-thinning medication after stroke

Caring for someone with a stroke: carerís guide

Carotid artery disease

Childhood stroke guide

Childhood stroke: information for children

Childhood stroke: Toolkit for teachers and childcare professionals

Cognitive problems after stroke

Communication problems after stroke

Continence problems after stroke

Vascular Dementia

Depression and other emotional changes

Diabetes and stroke

Driving after stroke

Drop foot

Emotional changes after stroke

Epilepsy after stroke

Exercise and stroke

FAST information pack


Guidelines: National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (Patient version)

Guidelines: National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (Patient audio version)

Healthy eating  Tasty and healthy recipes

Communication problems


High blood pressure and stroke

Ischaemic stroke guide

Leisure activities after stroke (Art | Exercise | Hobbies | Leisure | Reading | Sport )

Life after Stroke campaign summary (Post-stroke care | Quality of life | Rehabilitation)

Locked in syndrome

Memory and thinking problems

Migraine and stroke

Mouth care: oral health

Occupational therapy


Physical effects of stroke


Private treatment

Problems with memory and thinking

Rare effects of stroke

Reducing your risk of a stroke (AF | Blood pressure | Diabetes | Diet | Exercise | Smoking)

Reducing your risk of stroke: information for African and Caribbean people

Reducing your risk of stroke: information for South Asian people

Sex after stroke


Smoking and the risk of stroke

Stroke News magazine

Stroke statistics

Supporting a stroke survivor

Swallowing problems

Swallowing problems after stroke


Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

Travel: Holidays and stroke (DVT | Driving | Flying | Holiday | Insurance

Visual problems after stroke

Work: getting back to work

Work and stroke: a complete guide