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Stroke8 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.
Title: All about stroke
Summary: The fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families. Translated versions are in audio format.
Title: All about stroke (audio)
Summary: The audio fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families.
Title: Communication and swallowing difficulties following stroke
Summary: 60% of people who have had a stroke will develop a swallowing difficulty (dysphagia), while around 20% will have difficulty using speech. A further 30% of all people who have had a stroke will have difficulty articulating ideas or comprehending written or spoken language (aphasia).
Title: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on heat-related illness as well as heat stroke. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as dehydration or cramps to very serious conditions such as heat stroke. Heat can also worsen many existing medical conditions.
Title: My stroke journey
Summary: A resource for stroke survivors and their carers: This workbook contains information about stroke and how stroke can impact on you and your family and friends. It provides details on hospital processes and rehabilitation, as well as information to help prepare you and your carer and family for leaving hospital.
Title: Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack: what you need to know
Summary: Information about stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (or 'mini stroke'), including prevention, warning signs, and treatment.
Title: What is a speech pathologist?
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines speech pathologist's role to study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language and voice. The resource may be helpful for people who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely.
Title: What is stroke (video)
Summary: A short video that introduces what a stroke is, it's impacts and support services available from the Stroke Foundation.
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