Helping you with your own stroke recovery

  • Stroke information

    Find factsheets, resources and tools to help you understand how stroke affects people, and how to get help or to help yourself

  • Latest podcast

    Touch and sensation

    In this episode, we talk about how stroke can affect the way you experience the world around you, as well as the way you move.

    Touch and sensation

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    MedAdvisor App

    The Stroke Foundation has partnered with MedAdvisor, a FREE app, to help you organise and order your medications, from your smart phone, tablet or computer by connecting you to your local pharmacy. With MedAdvisor, you can pre-order your medications; receive reminders about when to take your medications or when to fill a script; and manage the medications of loved ones. 

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  • Word of the day


    The brain is divided into two halves – a left hemisphere and a right hemisphere. The left hemisphere controls most functions on the right side of the body, while the right hemisphere controls most functions on the left side.


    For similar information see Brain and Cognitive

    A hemisphere is one half of the brain.

    The brain has two halves.

    One half is the left hemisphere.

    The other half is the right hemisphere.

    The left hemisphere mostly controls the right side of the body.

    The right hemisphere mostly controls the left side of the body.

    See Brain and Cognitive