Description

South Tyneside 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:

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 South Tyneside.For more information, please contact:Nigel Rickaby: Nigel.Rickaby@stroke.org.uk or 0191 492 6193.Glen Thomas: Glen.Thomas@stroke.org.uk or 0191 731 6771.

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

Stroke Association
5th Avenue Business Park
Fifth Avenue, Team Valley Trading Estate
GATESHEAD
Tyne & Wear
NE11 0NB

Contact

Nigel RickabySouthTyneside.Team@stroke.org.uk01917 316771