The categories for the Life After Stroke Awards are:

  • Courage Award
  • Children and Young Peoples Award
  • Carer's Award
  • Fundraiser of the Year Award
  • Rebuilding Lives Award
  • Community Impact Award

Courage Award

This award recognises an exceptional person who has shown remarkable courage and determination in rebuilding their life after stroke.

Who’s eligible?

  • A stroke survivor, 18 years old and over, who has shown amazing courage in their recovery after a stroke.

Nominations should include:

  • When your nominee had their stroke and any short and long-term effects they’ve experienced. For example, difficulty communicating, mobility problems, emotional problems.
  • If your nominee has ever received support from the Stroke Association, for example, our Information, Advice and Support services, our Communication Support services, or our Stroke Helpline.
  • What your nominee did before their stroke and how has their life changed since the stroke.
  • Any activities your nominee is currently involved in, for example, their hobbies, work, volunteering.
  • Examples of how your nominee has overcome obstacles in rebuilding their life and how this may have inspired others.
  • What was your nominee’s most significant achievement since their stroke?

Children and Young People’s Courage Award

This award recognises an exceptional child or young person who has shown remarkable courage and determination in rebuilding their life after stroke.

Who’s eligible?

  • A young stroke survivor, 17 years old and under, who has shown amazing courage in their recovery after a stroke

Nominations should include:

  • When your nominee had their stroke and any short and long-term effects they’ve experienced. For example, difficulty communicating, mobility problems, emotional problems.
  • If your nominee has ever received support from the Stroke Association, for example, our Stroke Helpline, our website or our stroke support services.
  • Any activities your nominee is currently involved in, for example, their hobbies, school, volunteering
  • Examples of how your nominee has overcome obstacles in rebuilding their life and how this may have inspired others.
  • What has been your nominee’s most significant achievement since their stroke?

Carer’s Award

This award is for a person who continues to demonstrate their commitment to caring by providing personal, practical and emotional support for a stroke survivor.

Who’s eligible?

  • A carer who regularly provides care and support for a stroke survivor.
  • Cannot be a paid carer.

Nominations should include:

  • Who your nominee is caring for and how they know the stroke survivor.
  • When the stroke survivor had their stroke and any short and long-term effects they’ve experienced. For example, difficulty communicating, mobility problems, emotional problems
  • How caring for the stroke survivor changed the carer’s life?
  • Details of how the carer helps the stroke survivor, for example, organising activities, helping with dressing, feeding, communicating, and physical/ emotional wellbeing
  • Any challenges or difficulties the carer has overcome in supporting the stroke survivor?
  • Examples of how the carer has supported the stroke survivor to overcome obstacles in rebuilding their life

Fundraiser of the year Award

This award champions the countless individuals who generously give up their time to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Who is eligible? 

  • An individual fundraiser.
  • A fundraising group.

Nominations should include:

  • What your nominee has done by way of fundraising for the Stroke Association.
  • How long has your nominee been an active fundraiser?
  • How much money your nominee raised for the Stroke Association?
  • Personal qualities your nominee has that make them a good fundraiser.

Rebuilding Lives Award

Our Rebuilding Lives Award recognises Stroke Association staff and volunteers who live our charity’s values every day in their work to rebuild more lives after stroke.

Who’s eligible to be nominated?

  • People who work for the Stroke Association.
  • People who volunteer with the Stroke Association.
  • A small group of our staff or volunteers.
     

Nominations should demonstrate:

How this member of staff, volunteer, or group lives each value below by giving an example, or story, per value. Please use this template to help you complete your nomination.

  • We are human

Do they spend time getting to know people and the emotions that stroke brings out? Describe how they recognise everyone’s differences with kindness.

  • We believe in better

How do they strive to achieve the best for people affected by stroke? Describe how they find ways to improve things and learn as they move forward.

  • We give our all

How do they harness their passion and expertise to motivate people to give their all? Describe how they champion people’s needs when they can’t.

  • We say it how it is

Are they always honest and listen to everyone’s needs? Describe how they set challenging but realistic goals for themselves, and the people we support.­

Community Impact Award

This award recognises an individual or group of people who are taking action on stoke in their local community.

Who’s eligible? 

  • An individual.
  • A group of people.
  • A business.
  • A project or initiative.

Nominations should include:

  • How the nominee(s) are connected to the Stroke Association and why they are supporting the charity.
  • What the nominee(s) have done or are doing to take action on stroke in their local community.
  • What the impact has been on their local community.
  • How they have or are currently inspiring others to take action on stroke.

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