Now, more than ever, we need to work together in order to face the impact of coronavirus. If you feel you can, a donation can help give every stroke survivor the support they desperately need to make it through this very difficult time. Please donate today.

Stroke recoveries at risk

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on all of us. Our report shows that the recoveries of stroke survivors across the UK have been particularly badly affected.

We’re driven by our community
Alaire's story
My volunteering helps me to focus on something other than myself. The Here For You role gives me some purpose and makes me feel useful.
Read Alaire’s story
Krishna's story
Sometimes you need a bit of support. If there’s somebody you can talk to outside of your family, it helps.
Watch Krishna's video

Bill's story
I had my stroke two weeks after I retired from the police force. I've used My Stroke Guide as part of my general recovery and it's helped me to make sense of my stroke.
Learn more about My Stroke Guide
Suzi's story
When my husband, Paul, came home from hospital a few weeks after his stroke, I didn’t know how we’d manage. I simply didn’t know what to do.
Read Suzi's story
Simon's story
My mum’s stroke left her unable to speak or understand. Please have difficult conversations with your loved ones so you know what their wishes are.
Read Simon's story
Chris's story
I’ve been in stroke research for over 20 years. Right now, i'm working with paramedics to improve how we get people the right emergency stroke treatments as soon as possible, which can make a big difference to their recovery.
Find out how you can support Chris’s research
We help peoplewhen they need it most

Meet Ian, a stroke survivor and stroke group chairperson.

1.2 million

stroke survivors in the UK.

Meet Lydia, a Stroke Coordinator for Southampton.


strokes a year. That's one every five minutes.

Meet Lucy, one of our Helpline Information Officers.


allows a stroke survivor to attend an art therapy group, which rebuilds confidence.

Your help makes all of this possible
With more donations and support from you, we can help more people who need us.
Walk, cycle, game or quiz – take part in a virtual event.
The support of our volunteers allows us to reach people affected by stroke.