Description

Portsmouth City Communication Support service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties, such as aphasia. Our sessions can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and help you to rebuild your life after stroke.

This service offers:

A communication support needs assessment;Support in a group setting, or on a one-to-one basis, from a stroke support coordinator and trained volunteers;The opportunity to practise communication, and gain confidence in dealing with everyday situations;Information, advice and emotional support;Signposting to other organisations that could help.

Who is this service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) with communication difficulties, living in the Portsmouth area. This includes: Portsmouth, Fratton, Old Portsmouth, Portsea, Landport, Hilsea, North End, Copnor, Anchorage Park, Southsea, Cosham, Drayton, Farlington, Waterlooville, Denmead and Purbrook.

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: 
Communication Support

Location

3rd Floor Roman Landings
35-37 St Marys Place
St Marys
Southampton
Hampshire
SO141AF

Contact

Graham WakeGraham.Wake@stroke.org.uk07717 275773