Bedford Stroke Recovery Service provides practical advice, emotional support and high-quality information following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will work with you to identify and address your physical needs through a personalised plan, and support you to rebuild your life after stroke.Additionally, if you've already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or if you've been told that you may be at high risk of stroke, our Stroke Prevention Service can help. Our coordinators will help you reduce your risk of stroke by working intensively with you to plan realistic lifestyle changes.
This service offers:
Coordinated support throughout your stroke journey;Home visits and/or regular telephone calls;Leaflets, factsheets and information about Life After Stroke Grants and benefits;Help with returning to work, if required;Assistance with accessing local leisure, social activities and self-management tools;Support for carers;Signposting to other organisations that could help.
Who is this service for?
This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes), and families and carers of people affected by stroke, living in Bedford.