Description

If you've already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or if you've been told that you may be at high risk of stroke, we're here to help.Our coordinators will help you reduce your risk of stroke by working intensively with you to plan realistic lifestyle changes. This could include giving up smoking, exercising more frequently, or eating less salt.

This service offers:

One-to-one sessions to identify and explain your stroke risk factors;Support for you in making positive lifestyle changes which can help reduce your risk of stroke;Regular exercise and lifestyle groups and support from trained volunteers;The opportunity to regain confidence;Signposting to other organisations that could help.

Who is this service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes), families and carers of people affected by stroke, and those at risk of stroke, living in West Norfolk. We also have West Norfolk Stroke Prevention Groups: Stroke Awareness Programme: This service runs six week blocks of a Stroke Awareness Programme on a Thursday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at The King's Centre, Wellesley Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1QD. Relaxation Sessions for Carers: This service provides relaxation sessions for Carers at venues in Downham Market or Hunstanton. Tai Chi Group: This service runs eight-week blocks of Tai Chi classes from 11:30am to 12:30pm at Reffley Community Centre, Reffley Lane, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 3EQ. For more information about these groups, please contact Laura Mott by email or on the telephone number below.

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 Health Promotion/Prevention

Location

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
The Stroke Unit
Gayton Road
KING'S LYNN
Norfolk
PE30 4ET

Contact

Laura MottLaura.Mott@stroke.org.uk07983 499510