About this service

Durham Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.​

This service offers:

  • coordinated support throughout your stroke journey
  • home visits
  • leaflets, factsheets and information about Life after Stroke Grants and benefits
  • help with returning to work
  • assistance with accessing local leisure and social activities
  • support for carers, and links to other organisations and networks.

Who is the service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) of any age, and families and carers of people affected by stroke, living in Durham.

Please contact Sue Orley on susan.orley@stroke.org.uk, Deborah Churchman on Deborah.churchman@stroke.org.uk, Anita Jones on anita.jones@stroke.org.uk or Vicky Wilson (details below).

If you are unable to find a suitable service or group in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email info@stroke.org.uk, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

Service type



Stroke Association
Unit 41-42, Innovation House
Longfield Road, South Church Enterprise Park
Bishop Auckland
DL14 6XB
United Kingdom


Vicky Wilson
01388 771524