Learn About Stroke

What is Stroke

One in six people will have a stroke at some time in their life. Most are over 65, but stroke can strike at any age. Even young people and children can be affected.

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Why we need to act F.A.S.T

Stroke destroys two million brain cells every minute so TIME IS BRAIN. If you suspect that someone is having a stroke call 999 immediately.

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Support Groups

Local meeting places for people affected by stroke and their carers to come together and share their experiences.

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Get the facts from the 2015 stroke audit report

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Stroke Survivors’ Day

Are you are affected by stroke? The National Stroke Survivor's Day takes places April 4th in Croke Park.

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Stroke Rehabilitation

Recognising the symptoms of stroke and accessing treatment immediately is very important.

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Preventing a stroke

The risk of a stroke is increased by certain things in your lifestyle which you can change.

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Stroke and Communication

After a stroke you may have problems communicating with others.

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Social Welfare Entitlements

Financial support – find out what you're entitled to.

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Driving after a Stroke

What you need to know about driving after a stroke.

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Real Life Stories

Find inspiration and advice from other stroke survivors.

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Join us to help end premature deaths from heart and stroke disease

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