Working with stroke affected patients is one of the most challenging aspects of a healthcare professional's job. Stroke patients commonly suffer many different complications as a result of a stroke - including language, emotional and perception problems - making this a very difficult health area to work effectively with. In this program we examine what a stroke is, what causes it and how it affects the body and mind. We discuss some practical approaches to help you care for patients, how to prevent another stroke and what you can do to help stroke patients resume activities of daily living. Clear graphics, excellent explanations and practical information from front line health experts make this a brilliant resource for Healthcare professionals.