In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
In this edition, we look at the impact of stroke on families and hear from a carer, Adam, on how his family has remained strong after his wife had a stroke following child birth. We also have advice on everything from driving after stroke to reducing blood pressure and the benefits of befriending.
Find out more about our leadership team and our Trustees.
Find out the results of our impact and satisfaction survey and how we're performing against Information Governance policies and standards. You can also read about our achievements in research and how we monitor the performance of our helpline against our service standards.
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We are one of Britain’s oldest and most successful health charities. Our history goes back well over a century and here we chart our many phases, from inception to the present day.
We are committed to making sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support. Find out how we work responsibly to achieve this.