On this page, you can find information about your rights at work following a stroke, such as what the law says about disability and what to expect from your employer.
Sandhurst Stroke and Disabled Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke and other disablities in Sandhurst, offering friendship and support. Run by volunteers and funded by donations.
The Crowthorne Stroke & Disabled Club 2000 is an affiliated group to the Stroke Association. The club provides information and peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, outings, conversation, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.
If you are thinking about your work options after a stroke, this guide can help. It contains information on your rights at work, retirement, changing career, and volunteering.
Depression affects about one third of stroke survivors, and the Stroke Association is a partner in the Depression: Asking the Right Questions project. Launched yesterday, the results of the project are now available in a report, setting out the top 10 priorities for depression research.
Researchers at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Canada have done research that claims that TIAs (mini strokes) could cause long-term disability, and that clot busting drugs like Actilyse could be used to treat them.
Depression affects about one third of stroke survivors and the Stroke Association would again like to support MQ in promoting this important survey.
The right information, at the right time, can give hope and enable people to understand what their life after stroke might be like.
In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.