If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, Bucks Stroke Support Service can provide practical advice, essential information and emotional support. We’ll work closely with you to assess your needs, set your own goals and support you to achieve them as you recover. Our service supports people who are more than 6 months post the date of their stroke.Support within the first 6 months is provided by Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust Stroke Team, who can be contacted on 01494 426307.
This service offers:
Coordinated support throughout your stroke journey;Home visits and/or regular telephone calls;Leaflets, factsheets and information;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;A 12 month review to establish if there are any health, medical, social and emotional needs that are still unmet at this time.
Who is this service for?
This service supports stroke survivors, between 6-12 months post stroke, and their families and carers living in Buckinghamshire. To access the service you must be registered with a Buckinghamshire GP surgery. We also have a number of stroke cafés in the area that offer long term support to people affected by stroke. It's a great chance to meet others, help build confidence and socialise within a relaxed café setting. Please contact the service for full details.