Helping you with your own stroke recovery
Find factsheets, resources and tools to help you understand how stroke affects people, and how to get help or to help yourself
To mark World Continence Week 2019 and its theme of “Laugh without leaking”, we’re joining forces with the Continence Foundation of Australia to break down the stigma and talk about bladder and bowel problems after stroke.
Plan your recovery goals
Setting goals helps you achieve what matters to you. Use our free tool to track your recovery, and share and get advice.
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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.
Join or find out more about MedAdvisor.
Word of the day
Cerebral infarctAn area of brain tissue that has not received its blood supply and as a result it has been damaged. An infarct can be tiny or affect a larger part of the brain.
For similar information see Types of strokeCerebral infarct is when an area of your brain is damaged.
The damage happens when a part of your brain does not get blood.
Some cerebral infarcts are very small.
Others affect larger parts of your brain.
See Types of stroke