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Stroke survivors Lorraine, David and Andrew share their experiences of aphasia and how they are finding new ways to communicate, and we celebrate the achievements of our Life After Stroke Award winners.
The Stroke Recovery Passport can help you to explain how a stroke has affected you, what your goals are, about your life, and how people can help you to recover. As a communication aid, it is suitable for health and social care professionals, friends and family, and anyone you meet.
This two-page communication licence displays your individual needs. This handy leaflet can be placed in visible places, such as on the fridge or at the front of your care plan. This will help carers and professionals learn how to best support you. The communication licence can also be taken into hospital and kept with your notes or by the bed.
Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. In this edition of Stroke News, we tell you how we're calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
Getting active isn’t always easy but it’s never too late to start and even small increases in physical activity can have a big impact in reducing our stroke risk. Knowing where to start can often be the hardest thing so we share our tips on getting started, including how setting a goal can be the first step.