Driving after Stroke

The session covers the practicalities of returning to driving after a stroke: 

  1.  Visual impairment. 
  2. When you can drive after having a stroke Who needs to approve your driving again 
  3. When/if you need to contact the DVLA about your stroke 
  4. What you should do about contacting your insurance 
  5. What adaptations may be available for your car and motability scheme. 

Dr Lauren Hepworth, Post-doctoral Orthoptic Research Fellow, Liverpool University 

 Eddie Ruskin, Bristol After Stroke

Driving After Stroke Video

Healthy Eating & Stroke - Sue Baic

Sue Baic is a Registered Dietitian who has worked with Bristol After Stroke on our Next Steps programme.  In this video, Sue talks about Healthy Eating and Stroke offering helpful guidance and advice. 

In this video Sue talks about:

    • Healthy Eating & how might it help with life after stroke
    • What to do if you want to lose some weight
    • What to do if you have poor appetite or have lost too much weight
    • A quick word about swallowing difficulties

    Click the link below to watch the video.

    Healthy Eating & Stroke Video


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