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

    New stroke guidelines

    The Stroke Foundation recently released its updated Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management. But what do these guidelines say and what do they mean to stroke survivors and their carers?

    New stroke guidelines

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    AllClear Insurance

    Travel insurance is an important element of any trip abroad, particularly if you have had a stroke. It is important to make sure that you’re fully covered when you go on holiday to avoid the risk of high medical costs overseas. However, finding comprehensive travel insurance after you’ve had a stroke can be both frustrating and time consuming. AllClear is one provider tailoring policies to those with existing medical conditions.

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  • Word of the day


    Constant, unsteady movement of the eyes. Movement will be jittery, and can be side-to-side, up and down or circular. The eyes of people with nystagmus may flicker when they try to look steadily at something.


    For similar information see Sensory changes

    Nystagmus is a problem with your eyes. 

    It happens when you can’t control the way your eyes move. 

    Your eyes dance around. 

    Your eyes might move:
    • Side to side
    • Up and down
    • In a circle 

    You might have constant jittery eye movements. 

    Your eyes might flicker when your try to look at something. 


    See Sensory changes