The Isle of Wight 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.
This service offers:
Personalised support for stroke survivors, their carers, family and friends to help manage the impact of stroke;Home visits, telephone calls, face-to-face contact and online support throughout your stroke journey;Access to Life After Stroke Grants, if eligible;Access to quality information to help you understand stroke and manage its effects;Support and advice about work-related issues;Signposting for welfare benefits or debt advice;Assistance with accessing local leisure, social activities and self-management tools;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 the Isle of Wight. Stroke survivors and families can self-refer to the service. Referrals are also welcomed from Health, Social Care and Voluntary agencies.