Description

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 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;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. Family, friends and carers are all welcome.High Wycombe Stroke CaféHigh Wycombe Museum, Priory Avenue, HP13 6PXMeets second Tuesday of every month, 10am – 12pmPrinces Risborough Stroke CaféThe Grange Restaurant and Gift Shop, Hearing Dogs for Deaf people, Haw Lane, Saunderton, Princes Risborough, HP27 9NSMeets third Wednesday of every month, 10am – 12pmAylesbury Stroke CaféQueens Park Arts Centre, Queens Park, Aylesbury, HP21 7RTMeets fourth Thursday of every month, 2pm – 4pm

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

You can also search for clubs and groups in your area.

Service type: 
Stroke Recovery Service

Location

C/O Involve Community Services
The Court House
Broadway
BRACKNELL
Berkshire
RG12 1AE

Contact

Kathryn CoulstonBucksStrokeSupport@stroke.org.uk07739 746086